Poverty, International Migration and Asylum

  • George J. Borjas
  • Jeff Crisp

Part of the Studies in Development Economics and Policy book series (SDEP)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Poverty, International Migration and Asylum: Introduction

    1. George J. Borjas, Jeff Crisp
      Pages 1-12
  3. Global Aspects of Immigration and Asylum

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 13-13
    2. Timothy J. Hatton, Jeffrey G. Williamson
      Pages 15-38
    3. Matthew J. Gibney, Randall Hansen
      Pages 70-96
  4. Consequences of Immigration and Asylum

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 97-97
    2. Susan Martin, Andrew I. Schoenholtz, David Fisher
      Pages 99-120
    3. Khalid Koser, Nicholas Van Hear
      Pages 121-142
    4. Riccardo Faini
      Pages 171-187
    5. Jonathon W. Moses, Bjørn Letnes
      Pages 188-210
  5. Case Studies of Immigration and Asylum

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 413-445

About this book


This book examines the economic consequences of immigration and asylum migration, it focuses on the economic consequences of legal and illegal immigration as well as placing the study of immigration in a global context.


development Europe income distribution migrants mobility poverty

Editors and affiliations

  • George J. Borjas
    • 1
  • Jeff Crisp
  1. 1.Harvard UniversityUS

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