International Migration, Human Capital Formation, and Saving

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URI: http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:bsz:21-opus-66127
http://hdl.handle.net/10900/47984
Dokumentart: ResearchPaper
Date: 2013
Source: University of Tübingen Working Papers in Economics and Finance ; 49
Language: English
Faculty: 6 Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaftliche Fakultät
Department: Wirtschaftswissenschaften
DDC Classifikation: 330 - Economics
Keywords: Humankapital , Sparen
Other Keywords:
Human capital formation , Savings , Intertemporal choice , Prospect of migrating
License: Publishing license excluding print on demand
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Abstract:

In the model of Stark et al. (1997, 1998), the possibility of employment in a developed country raises the level of human capital acquired by workers in the developing country. We show that this result holds even when workers have the option to save.

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