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Does Immigration Boost Per Capita Income?

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  • Gabriel J. Felbermayr, University of Stuttgart-Hohenheim, Germany
  • Sanne Hiller
  • Davide Sala, Denmark
Using a cross-section of countries, we adapt Frankel and Romer's (1999) IV strategy to international labor mobility. Controlling for institutional quality, trade, and ?nancial openness, we establish a robust and non-negative causal e?ect of immigration on real per-capita income.
Original languageEnglish
Place of publicationAarhus
PublisherAarhus School of Business, Aarhus University, Department of Economics
Number of pages21
ISBN (Print)9788778823878
ISBN (Electronic)9788778823885
Publication statusPublished - 2008

    Research areas

  • Gravity model, International trade, International migration, Cross-country income regression

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