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Egger, Peter
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Nelson, Douglas
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von Ehrlich, Maximilian
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2021-03-10T09:35:24Z
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2017-06-10T12:35:26Z
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2021-03-10T09:35:24Z
dc.date.issued
2012-07
dc.identifier.issn
0265-8003
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http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11850/61555
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In this paper we assess the role of skilled versus unskilled migration for bi- lateral trade using a exible reduced-form model where the stocks of skilled and unskilled migrants at the country-pair level are determined as endogenous continuous treatments. The impact of dierent levels of skilled and unskilled migration on the volume and structure of bilateral trade is identied in a quasi-experimental design. This is accomplished through a generalization of propensity score estimation procedures for a case of multivariate multi-valued treatments whereof the bivariate continuous treatment model is a special case. We nd evidence of a polarized impact of skill-specic migration on trade: highly concentrated skilled or unskilled migrants induce higher trade volumes than an balanced composition of the immigrant base. Regarding the structure of trade, skilled migrants tend to induce more trade in dierentiated goods while unskilled migrants tend to induce more trade in standard goods. Both bits of evidence are consistent with a segregation of skill-specic immigrant networks and corresponding consumption patterns and eects on trade.
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en
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dc.publisher
Centre for Economic Policy Research
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dc.subject
Bilateral trade
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dc.subject
Generalized propensity score estimation
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dc.subject
Quasi-randomized experiment
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dc.subject
Skilled vs. unskilled immigration
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dc.title
The Trade Effects of Skilled versus Unskilled Migration
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dc.type
Working Paper
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CEPR Discussion Papers
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DP9053
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JEL - JEL::C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods::C1 - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General::C14 - Semiparametric and Nonparametric Methods: General
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JEL - JEL::C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods::C2 - Single Equation Models; Single Variables::C21 - Cross-Sectional Models; Spatial Models; Treatment Effect Models; Quantile Regressions
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JEL - JEL::F - International Economics::F1 - Trade::F14 - Empirical Studies of Trade
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JEL - JEL::F - International Economics::F2 - International Factor Movements and International Business::F22 - International Migration
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London
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published
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ETH Zürich::00002 - ETH Zürich::00012 - Lehre und Forschung::00007 - Departemente::02120 - Dep. Management, Technologie und Ökon. / Dep. of Management, Technology, and Ec.::02525 - KOF Konjunkturforschungsstelle / KOF Swiss Economic Institute
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ETH Zürich::00002 - ETH Zürich::00012 - Lehre und Forschung::00007 - Departemente::02120 - Dep. Management, Technologie und Ökon. / Dep. of Management, Technology, and Ec.::03840 - Egger, Peter / Egger, Peter
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ETH Zürich::00002 - ETH Zürich::00012 - Lehre und Forschung::00007 - Departemente::02120 - Dep. Management, Technologie und Ökon. / Dep. of Management, Technology, and Ec.::02525 - KOF Konjunkturforschungsstelle / KOF Swiss Economic Institute
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ETH Zürich::00002 - ETH Zürich::00012 - Lehre und Forschung::00007 - Departemente::02120 - Dep. Management, Technologie und Ökon. / Dep. of Management, Technology, and Ec.::03840 - Egger, Peter / Egger, Peter
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KOF-Key-immigration
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http://www.cepr.org/active/publications/discussion_papers/dp.php?dpno=9053
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2017-06-10T12:36:56Z
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