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How important is selection ? Experimental versus non-experimental measures of the income gains from migration (English)

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Measuring the gain in income from migration is complicated by non-random selection of migrants from the general population, making it difficult to obtain an appropriate comparison group of non-migrants. This paper uses a migrant lottery to overcome this... See More +

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  • McKenzie, David; Gibson, John; Stillman, Steven;
  • 2006/05/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper
  • WPS3906
  • 1
  • 1
  • New ZealandTonga
  • East Asia and Pacific
  • 2010/07/01
  • How important is selection ? Experimental versus non-experimental measures of the income gains from migration
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