DP8196 Selective immigration policies, migrants' education and welfare at origin
|Author(s):||Simone Bertoli, Herbert Brücker|
|Publication Date:||January 2011|
|Keyword(s):||education policies, international migration, selective immigration policies, social welfare|
|JEL(s):||F22, H52, J24, O15|
|Programme Areas:||International Macroeconomics|
|Link to this Page:||cepr.org/active/publications/discussion_papers/dp.php?dpno=8196|
Destination countries are progressively shifting towards selective immigration policies. These can eectively 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.