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Immigration and real wages

Abstract:
This paper derives conditions under which immigration may raise nominal and real wages in a small open economy. The mechanism for such a paradoxical outcome is a demand-induced increase in the prices of labour-intensive non-traded goods.
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Economics
Research group:
Industrial Economics
Oxford college:
Merton College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Economics Letters Journal website
Volume:
30
Issue:
2
Pages:
171-174
Publication date:
1989-08-01
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ISSN:
0165-1765
Language:
English
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2008-07-23

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