Migration and the welfare state : political-economy policy formation / Assaf Razin, Efraim Sadka, and Benjarong Suwankiri.

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Main Author: Razin, Assaf
Other Authors: Sadka, Efraim
Suwankiri, Benjarong
Language:English
Published: Cambridge, MA : MIT Press, 2011.
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Physical Description:xii, 168 pages : illustrations
Format: Book
Contents:
  • Issues and scope
  • Key implications of the generosity of the welfare state for the skill composition of migration
  • Implications of the skill composition of migration for the generosity of the welfare state
  • The joint determination of the generosity of the welfare state and migration
  • Migration and inter-generational distribution policy
  • Elements of strategic voting with multiple groups
  • Migration and inter- and intra-generational distribution policy
  • Is the net fiscal burden a good measure of the gains from immigration?
  • The generosity of the welfare state : fiscal competition
  • Epilogue.