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Poverty, international migration and asylum

Author: George J Borjas; Jeff Crisp; World Institute for Development Economics Research
Publisher: Basingstoke, Hampshire Palgrave Macmillan 2006
Series: Studies in development economics and policy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Nachdr.View all editions and formats

This book examines the economic consequences of immigration and asylum migration, it focuses on the economic consequences of legal and illegal immigration as well as placing the study of immigration  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George J Borjas; Jeff Crisp; World Institute for Development Economics Research
ISBN: 1403943656 9781403943651
OCLC Number: 255683002
Notes: "In association with the United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research."
Enth. 18 Beitr.
Includes many of the studies presented at a UNU-WIDER sponsored conference held in Helsinki in September 2002
Description: XIX, 445 Seiten Diagramme
Contents: Foreword; S-A.Siimes Poverty, International Migration and Asylum: Introduction; G.J.Borjas & J.Crisp PART 1: GLOBAL ASPECTS OF IMMIGRATION AND ASYLUM What Fundamentals Drive World Migration? T.J.Hatton & J.G.Williamson Trends in Asylum Migration to Industrialized Countries: 1990-2001; S.Castles & S.Loughna Asylum Policy in the West: Past Trends, Future Possibilities; M.J.Gibney & R.Hansen PART 2: CONSEQUENCES OF IMMIGRATION AND ASYLUM The Impact of Asylum on Receiving Countries; S.Martin, A.Schoenholtz & D.Fisher Asylum Migration: Implications for Countries of Origin; K.Koser & N.Van Hear Illegal Immigration, Human Trafficking, and Organized Crime; R.Vayrynen Migration, Remittances and Growth; R.Faini If People were Money: Estimating the Gains and Scope of Free Migration; J.Moses & B.Letnes Efficiency Gains from the Elimination of Global Restrictions on Labour Mobility: An Analysis Using a Multiregional CGE Model; A.M.Iregui PART 3: CASE STUDIES OF IMMIGRATION AND ASYLUM The Economic Integration of Immigrants in the United States: Lessons for Policy; G.J.Borjas Development Cycles, Political Regimes and International Migration: Argentina in the Twentieth Century; A.Solimano Economic Integration and Migration: The Mexico - United States Case; P.Martin The Nature and Pattern of Irregular Migration in the Caribbean; E.Thomas-Hope A Tale of Two Countries: Poverty and Income Distribution Among Immigrants in Denmark and Sweden since 1984; K.Blume, B.Gustafsson, P.J.Pedersen & M.Verner Iraqi Asylum Migrants in Jordan: Conditions, Religious Networks and the Smuggling Process; G.Chatelard Asylum Seekers as Pariahs in the Australian State; C.Tazreiter Controlling Asylum Migration to the Enlarged EU: The Impact of EU Accession on Asylum and Immigration Policies in Central and Eastern Europe; C.Phuong
Series Title: Studies in development economics and policy.
Responsibility: ed. by George J. Borjas and Jeff Crisp
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