International migration, human capital formation, and saving

Oded Stark*, Agnieszka Dorn

*Corresponding author for this work

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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
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 2013
Externally publishedYes


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


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