The labour market impact of immigration

@article{Dustmann2008TheLM,
  title={The labour market impact of immigration},
  author={C. Dustmann and A. Glitz and T. Frattini},
  journal={Oxford Review of Economic Policy},
  year={2008},
  volume={24},
  pages={477-494}
}
  • C. Dustmann, A. Glitz, T. Frattini
  • Published 2008
  • Economics
  • Oxford Review of Economic Policy
  • In the first part of this paper, we present a stylized model of the labour market impact of immigration. We then discuss mechanisms through which an economy can adjust to immigration: changes in factor prices, output mix, and production technology. In the second part, we explain the problems of empirically estimating how immigration affects labour market outcomes of the resident population and review some strategies to address these. We then summarize some recent empirical studies for the UK… CONTINUE READING
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