The probability of return migration, migrants' work effort, and migrants' performance.

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"This paper demonstrates that differences in earnings between migrants and the native population may reflect differences in incentives rather than differences in characteristics. The analysis indicates that in the presence of a positive probability of return migration, migrants' work effort is higher than that of comparable native-born workers. This… (More)

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@article{Galor1991ThePO, title={The probability of return migration, migrants' work effort, and migrants' performance.}, author={Oded Galor and Oded Stark}, journal={Journal of development economics}, year={1991}, volume={35 2}, pages={399-405} }