Is skilled immigration always good for growth in the receiving economy?

Leonid V. Azarnert

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Abstract

A highly skilled immigration can be growth enhancing if the positive contribution of the imported brains to the host economy's human capital stock outweighs the immigration-induced adverse effect on educational incentives for natives, or growth depleting if the latter effect dominates.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)116-118
Number of pages3
JournalEconomics Letters
Volume108
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 2010

Keywords

  • Growth
  • Skilled immigration

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