Book 2006

Labor Mobility and the World Economy


ISBN: 978-3-540-31044-0 (Print) 978-3-540-31045-7 (Online)

Table of contents (23 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XI

  2. International Migration in the Long Run: Positive Selection, Negative Selection, and Policy

    1. Chapter

      Pages 1-31

      International Migration in the Long Run: Positive Selection, Negative Selection, and Policy

  3. Labor Mobility and Globalization

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 33-33

    2. Chapter

      Pages 35-45

      Modelling Migration and Development in Economic History and Geography

    3. Chapter

      Pages 46-50

      Comment on Frank Barry

    4. Chapter

      Pages 51-80

      Immigration and Wages in General Equilibrium: A Theoretical Perspective

    5. Chapter

      Pages 81-84

      Comment on Gabriel Felbermayr and Wilhelm Kohler

    6. Chapter

      Pages 85-103

      Ethnic Networks and International Trade

    7. Chapter

      Pages 104-110

      Comment on Gil S. Epstein and Ira N. Gang

    8. Chapter

      Pages 111-139

      Are International Capital Movement and International Labor Migration Substitutes under National Externality?

    9. Chapter

      Pages 140-143

      Comment on Kar-yiu Wong

    10. Chapter

      Pages 145-173

      Some Economics of Immigration from an LDC to a DC: Stressing the Case of a Nordic Welfare State

    11. Chapter

      Pages 174-184

      Comment on Sheetal K. Chand and Martin Paldam

  4. Integrated Labor Markets and Global Governance

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 185-185

    2. Chapter

      Pages 187-204

      Outsourcing and International Labor Mobility: A Political Economy Analysis

    3. Chapter

      Pages 205-207

      Comment on Sanjay Jain, Devesh Kapur, and Sharun W. Mukand

    4. Chapter

      Pages 209-224

      Do We Need an International Regime for Migration?

    5. Chapter

      Pages 225-229

      Comment on Stefania Pasquetti

    6. Chapter

      Pages 231-243

      Do Values Matter for Intra-EU Migration?

    7. Chapter

      Pages 244-248

      Comment on Holger Wolf

    8. Chapter

      Pages 249-284

      Refugees, Asylum Seekers, and Policy in Europe

    9. Chapter

      Pages 285-291

      Comment on Timothy J. Hatton and Jeffrey G. Williamson

  5. Labor Mobility and Public Policy

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 293-293

    2. Chapter

      Pages 295-327

      The Distinct Political Economies of Trade and Migration Policy: Through the Window of Endogenous Policy Models, with a Focus on North America

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