International migration, human capital formation, and saving

Oded Stark, Agnieszka Dorn

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Abstract

In the model of Stark etal. (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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)411-414
Number of pages4
JournalEconomics Letters
Volume118
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 2013
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Human capital formation
  • Intertemporal choice
  • Prospect of migrating
  • Savings

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