The economic impact of migration : A survey

  title={The economic impact of migration : A survey},
  author={Stephen Drinkwater and Paul L Levine and Emanuela Lotti and Joseph Pearlman},
This survey reviews both theoretical and empirical papers that examine the economic effects of labour mobility with a particular reference to intra-European migration. We address three broad sets of issues: firstly, the effect that immigration has on the host country's labour market. Although the possible adverse effects that immigration can have on the wage and employment levels of natives are typically examined, immigration may also have a role to play in raising skill levels. This leads to… CONTINUE READING

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