A Back-Door Brain Drain

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dc.contributor.author Stark, Oded de_DE
dc.contributor.author Byra, Lukasz de_DE
dc.date.accessioned 2012-03-22 de_DE
dc.date.accessioned 2014-03-18T10:03:56Z
dc.date.available 2012-03-22 de_DE
dc.date.available 2014-03-18T10:03:56Z
dc.date.issued 2012 de_DE
dc.identifier.other 362330700 de_DE
dc.identifier.uri http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:bsz:21-opus-61083 de_DE
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10900/47927
dc.description.abstract In this paper we study the impact of the international migration of unskilled workers on skill formation and the average skill level in the home country. We analyze what appears to be the least threatening scenario from the point of view of its effect on the supply of skills at home: namely, migration exclusively by unskilled workers. Somewhat surprisingly, we find that even without the departure of skilled workers, the home country suffers reduced aggregate skill formation. Although as a response to a higher wage rate per unit of human capital in the new equilibrium skilled workers choose to accumulate more human capital than before the opening up to migration of unskilled workers, the number and share of skilled workers in the home country’s workforce fall. The combined effect is a decrease in the average level of human capital in the home country. 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 Internationale Migration de_DE
dc.subject.ddc 330 de_DE
dc.subject.other Migration of unskilled workers , Human capital formation , Depletion of human capital en
dc.title A Back-Door Brain Drain 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 6108 de_DE
utue.publikation.source University of Tübingen Working Papers in Economics and Finance ; 31 de_DE

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