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Date: 09 Oct 2012

Editorial: IZA Journal of Migration

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Dear Reader,

We are delighted to introduce to you the IZA Journal of Migration (IZAJOM), the first online journal entirely dedicated to the economics of migration. Nowadays the migration phenomenon has reached critical complexity; hence, we believe that it is time to provide an outlet devoted to promote publication excellence and to foster the public debate in the field of migration economics.

The mission of IZAJOM is to become a landmark for all scholars who would like to publish innovative research on topics such as the determinants and consequences of human mobility, the assimilation of migrants and their children, migrants’ occupational choices and remittance behavior, and the role of social networks. Furthermore, we would like to encourage submissions on the economic analysis of ethnicity, ethnic identity, and language.

With the research published in the IZAJOM, we hope to deepen the understanding about the economics of migration and to produce and share knowledge with the global com