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Title: Selective immigration policies, migrants' education and welfare at origin

Author(s): Simone Bertoli and Herbert Brücker

Publication Date: January 2011

Keyword(s): education policies, international migration, selective immigration policies and social welfare

Programme Area(s): International Macroeconomics

Abstract: Destination countries are progressively shifting towards selective immigration policies. These can e ectively increase migrants' average education even if one allows for endogenous schooling decisions and education policies at origin. Still, more selective immigration policies reduce social welfare at origin.

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Bertoli, S and Brücker, H. 2011. 'Selective immigration policies, migrants' education and welfare at origin'. London, Centre for Economic Policy Research.