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Migration and Remittances Publications

  • Books
  • Briefs
  • Working Papers and Other Publications


A. Impact of Migration, Remittances on Development

  • "Japanese-Brazilians and the Future of Brazilian Migration to Japan" McKenzie, David and Alejandrina Salcedo. Forthcoming in International Migration.
  • "How Important is Selection? Experimental Vs Non-experimental Measures of the Income Gains from Migration" David McKenzie, John Gibson and Steven Stillman. Forthcoming in Journal of the European Economic Association.
  • "Diasporas" Caglar Ozden, Frédéric Docquier and Michelle Beine. Forthcoming in Journal of Development Economics.
  • "How Important is Migration?" Caglar Ozden and Mirvat Sewadeh. Forthcoming in The Poor Half Billion in South Asia, E. Ghani (ed.) Oxford University Press.
  • "Role of Emigration and Emigrant Networks in Labor Market Decisions of Non-Migrants," Jinu Koola and Caglar Ozden. Forthcoming in ABCDE volume.
  • "Surveying Migrant Households: A Comparison of Census-based, Snowball, and Intercept Surveys" David McKenzie and Johan Mistiaen, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series A, 172(2): 339-360, 2009.
  • "A Profile of the World's young Developing Country Migrants" David McKenzie, Population and Development Review, 34(1): 115-35. 2008.
  • "How Pro-Poor is the Selection of Seasonal Migrant Workers from Tonga Under New Zealand’s Recognized Seasonal Employer (RSE) Program?" John Gibson, David McKenzie and Halahingano Rohorua, Pacific Economic Bulletin 23(3): 187-204, 2008.
  • "Migration's Income and Poverty Impact Has Been Underestimated" in Review of Econ. of the Household 6: 267-84. - IZA Disc. Paper 2088. Apr 2008
  • "Who is coming from Vanuatu to New Zealand under the new Recognized Seasonal Employer (RSE) Program?" McKenzie, David, Pilar Garcia Martinez and Alan Winters, Pacific Economic Bulletin 23(3):205-228, 2008.
  • "HIV Prevalence and Migration of Healthcare Staff in Africa" Alok Barghava and Frédéric Docquier, World Bank Economic Review, 22: 345-366, 2008.
  • "A Land of Milk and Honey with Streets Paved with Gold: Do Emigrants have Over-optimistic Expectations about Incomes Abroad?" David McKenzie, John Gibson and Steven Stillman. World Bank Policy Research Paper No. 4141, March 2007.
  • "Efficient Remittance Services for Development in the Pacific Gibson" John Gibson, Halahingano Rohorua and David McKenzie, Asia-Pacific Development Journal, 14(2):55-74, 2007.
  • "Moving to Opportunity, Leaving Behind What? Evaluating the Initial Effects of a Migration Policy on Incomes and Poverty in a Source Sountry" David McKenzie, John Gibson and Steven Stillman, New Zealand Economic Papers, 41(2): 197-224, 2007.
  • "Network Effects and the Dynamics of Migration and Inequality: Theory and Evidence from Mexico" David McKenzie and Hillel Rapoport, Journal of Development Economics, 84(1): 1-24, 2007
  • "Paper Walls are Easier to Tear Down: Passport Costs and Legal Barriers to Emigration, World Development" David McKenzie, 35(11): 2026-2039, 2007.
  • "The Impact of Immigration on Child Health: Experimental Evidence From a Migration Lottery Program" David McKenzie, John Gibson and Steven Stillman. March 2007.
  • "How Cost Elastic are Remittances? Evidence from Tongan migrants in New Zealand" John Gibson, David McKenzie and Halahingano Rohorua, Pacific Economic Bulletin. 21(1): 112-128, 2006.
  • "Remittances and Poverty in Migrants’ Home Areas: Evidence from the Philippines" Dean Yang and Claudia A.Martínez. In International Migration, Remittances, and the Brain Drain. October 2005 (2006 in ISBN). Palgrave MacMillan: New York. Caglar Ozden, Maurice Schiff. eds.
  • "The Effects of Migration on Child Health in Mexico" Nicole Hildebrandt and David McKenzie" Economia, 6(1): 257-289, 2005.
  • Migration, Sorting and Regional Inequality: Evidence from Banglades, Forhad Shilpi, May 2008.
  • Determinants of Remittances: Recent Evidence Using Data on Internal Migrants in Vietnam, Yoko Niimi, Thai Hung Pham and Barry Reilly, April 2008.

B. Skilled Immigration, Brain Drain, Brain Gain and Brain Waste

  • Experimental Approaches in Migration Studies, David McKenzie and Dean Yang, August 2010.
  • The Economic Consequences of "Brain Drain" of the Best and Brightest, John Gibson and David McKenzie, August 2010.
  • "Migration, Remittances and the Brain Drain: Causes and Linkages" Maurice Schiff and Yoko Niimi. Forthcoming in Annales d’Economie et de Statistique.
  • "A Gendered Assessment of Highly Skilled Emigration" Frédéric Docquier, B. Lindsay Lowell and Abdeslam Marfouk, Population and Development Review. Forthcoming, 2009.
  • "Self-selection Patterns in Mexico-U.S. migration: the Role of Migrant Networks" David McKenzie and Hillel Rapoport. Forthcoming in Review of Economics and Statistics.
  • "Remittances and the Brain Drain: Skilled Migrants Do Remit Less!" Yoko Niimi, Caglar Ozden and Maurice Schiff, Annales d'Economie et de Statistique 99/100, 2010.
  • "Brain Waste? Educated Immigrants in the US Labor Market" Aaditya Mattoo, Caglar Ozden and Cristina Neagu, Journal of Development Economics, vol.87, no.2, p.255-69, 2008.
  • "Is Migration a Good Substitute for Education Subsidies?" Frédéric Docquier, Ousmane Faye and Pierre Pestieau, Journal of Development Economics, 86, 263-276, 2008.
  • "Brain Drain and its Determinants: A Major Issue for Small States" Michel Beine, Frédéric Docquier and Maurice Schiff, IZA Discussion Paper 3398 - Submitted to International Migration, 2008.
  • "Measuring International Skilled Migration: New Estimates Controlling for Age of Entry", Michael Beine, Frédéric Docquier and Hillel Rapoport, World Bank Economic Review 21 (2007) 249-254.
  • Migration and education inequality in rural Mexico" David McKenzie and Hillel Rapoport, Integration and Trade Journal / Revista Integración y Comercio, 27: 13-158, 2007.
  • "Remittances in the Pacific" David McKenzie, In Susan Pozo (ed.) Immigrants and Their International Money Flows, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research: Kalamazoo, MI, 2007.
  • "Skilled Migration: The Perspective of Developing Countries" Frédéric Docquier and Hillel Rapoport, Policy Research Working Papers, 3382, 2004.

C. Migration, Trade and FDI

D. Temporary Movement and Mode IV

E. Social Protection

F. Human Trafficking

G. Labor Markets & Migration

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