Differential Migration Prospects, Skill Formation, and Welfare

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dc.contributor.author Stark, Oded de_DE
dc.contributor.author Zakharenko, Roman de_DE
dc.date.accessioned 2011-12-07 de_DE
dc.date.accessioned 2014-03-18T10:03:48Z
dc.date.available 2011-12-07 de_DE
dc.date.available 2014-03-18T10:03:48Z
dc.date.issued 2011 de_DE
dc.identifier.other 354608649 de_DE
dc.identifier.uri http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:bsz:21-opus-59234 de_DE
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10900/47883
dc.description.abstract This paper develops a one sector, two-input model with endogenous human capital formation. The two inputs are two types of skilled labor: “engineering,” which exerts a positive externality on total factor productivity, and “law”, which does not. The paper shows that a marginal prospect of migration by engineers increases human capital accumulation of both types of workers (engineers and lawyers), and also the number of engineers who remain in the country. These two effects are socially desirable, since they move the economy from the(inefficient) free-market equilibrium towards the social optimum. The paper also shows that if the externality effect of engineering is sufficiently powerful, everyone will be better off as a consequence of the said prospect of migration, including the engineers who lose the migration “lottery”, and even the individuals who practice law. en
dc.language.iso en de_DE
dc.publisher Universität Tübingen de_DE
dc.rights ubt-podno de_DE
dc.rights.uri http://tobias-lib.uni-tuebingen.de/doku/lic_ohne_pod.php?la=de de_DE
dc.rights.uri http://tobias-lib.uni-tuebingen.de/doku/lic_ohne_pod.php?la=en en
dc.subject.classification Migration de_DE
dc.subject.ddc 330 de_DE
dc.subject.other Heterogeneous human capital , Differential externality effects , Migration of educated workers , Human capital formation en
dc.title Differential Migration Prospects, Skill Formation, and Welfare en
dc.type ResearchPaper de_DE
utue.publikation.fachbereich Wirtschaftswissenschaften de_DE
utue.publikation.fakultaet 6 Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaftliche Fakultät de_DE
dcterms.DCMIType Text de_DE
utue.publikation.typ workingPaper de_DE
utue.opus.id 5923 de_DE
utue.publikation.source University of Tübingen Working Papers in Economics and Finance ; 22 de_DE

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