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A brief review of the economics of illegal migration

Kar, Saibal (2016): A brief review of the economics of illegal migration. Published in:

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Studies on illegal labor migration to rich countries are strongly policy driven and welfare-centric. Border control and employer interdiction are the most popular policies for controlling illegal entries. We review a large body of literature on illegal immigration in general and smuggling and trafficking of workers in particular. A policy to lower exploitation from illegal migration is discussed with the help of an analytical model.

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