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Selection in migration and return migration: Evidence from micro data
University of Kalmar, Baltic Business School. (CAFO)
2007 (English)In: Economics Letters, ISSN 0165-1765, Vol. 94, no 1, 90-95 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Linked micro data from Sweden and Finland confirm predictions of migrant selection theory. Migrants are found to be negatively and return migrants positively selected on observable skills, whereas there is only minor selection on unobservable skills. (c) 2006 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

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2007. Vol. 94, no 1, 90-95 p.
Keyword [en]
selective migration, selective return migration, observable skills, unobservable skills
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Economics
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Economy, Economics
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URN: urn:nbn:se:lnu:diva-14190DOI: 10.1016/j.econlet.2006.08.006ISI: 000243601500015OAI: oai:DiVA.org:lnu-14190DiVA: diva2:441158
Available from: 2011-09-14 Created: 2011-09-14 Last updated: 2011-09-14Bibliographically approved

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