International migration, human capital formation, and saving

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.


Issue Date:
2013-01
Publication Type:
Working or Discussion Paper
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/143842
Total Pages:
11
JEL Codes:
D91; F22; J22; J24
Series Statement:
ZEF - Discussion Papers on Development Policy
No. 174




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