Oxford Review of Economic Policy volume 24, issue 3, P477-494 2008 DOI: 10.1093/oxrep/grn024 View full text
C. Dustmann, A. Glitz, T. Frattini

Abstract: Non-Technical AbstractIn the first part of this paper, we present a stylised model of the labour market impact of immigration. We then discuss mechanisms through which an economy can adjust to immigration: changes in factor prices, output mix and production technology. In the second part, we explain the problems of empirically estimating how immigration affects labour market outcomes of the resident population and review some strategies to address these. We then summarise some recent empirical studies for the…

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