Pouliakas, Konstantinos and Roberts, Deborah and Balamou, Eudokia and Psaltopoulos, Dimitris (2008): Modelling the Effects of Immigration on Regional Economic Performance and the Wage Distribution: A CGE Analysis of Three EU Regions.
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The paper uses a regional Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) model to analyse the effects of immigration on three small remote EU regions located within Scotland, Greece and Latvia. Two migration scenarios are assessed. In the first, total labour supply is affected. In the second, the importance of migratory flows by differential labour skill types is investigated. The results indicate significant differences in the extent to which regional economies are affected by immigration. They also suggest that remote regions are highly vulnerable to the out-migration of skilled workers (‘brain-drain’) while the in-migration of unskilled workers leads to widening wage inequality.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Modelling the Effects of Immigration on Regional Economic Performance and the Wage Distribution: A CGE Analysis of Three EU Regions|
|Keywords:||Immigration, CGE, Skills, Wage Inequality, Brain-drain, Regional economies|
|Subjects:||R - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics > R1 - General Regional Economics > R13 - General Equilibrium and Welfare Economic Analysis of Regional Economies
D - Microeconomics > D3 - Distribution > D33 - Factor Income Distribution
D - Microeconomics > D5 - General Equilibrium and Disequilibrium > D58 - Computable and Other Applied General Equilibrium Models
R - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics > R2 - Household Analysis > R23 - Regional Migration ; Regional Labor Markets ; Population ; Neighborhood Characteristics
|Depositing User:||Konstantinos Pouliakas|
|Date Deposited:||19. Mar 2009 05:34|
|Last Modified:||13. Feb 2013 12:18|
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