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The gravity of high-skilled migration policies

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Despite the almost ubiquitously held belief among policy makers that immigration policies aimed at attracting high-skilled workers meet their desired aims, academics continue to debate their efficacy. This paper presents the first judicious assessment on the effectiveness of such policies. We combine a unique new data set of annual bilateral high-skilled immigration labour flows for 10 OECD destinations between 2000 and 2012, with new databases comprising both unilateral and bilateral policy ...

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International Migration Institute Publisher's website
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IMI Working Paper Series
Publication date:
2015-01-01
Paper number:
110
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Pubs id:
1156414
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pubs:1156414
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2021-02-10

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