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North-South trade-related technology diffusion and productivity growth : are small states different? (English)

The economies of small developing states tend to be more fragile than those in large ones. This paper examines this issue in a dynamic context by focusing on the impact of education and North-South trade-related technology diffusion (NRD) on total factor productivity (TFP) growth in small and large states in the South. ... See More +

Journal Article 79468 JAN 01, 2013

Schiff, Maurice; Wang, Yanling

Where on earth is everybody ? the evolution of global bilateral migration 1960-2000 (English)

Global matrices of bilateral migrant stocks spanning 1960–2000 are presented, disaggregated by gender and based primarily on the foreign-born definition of migrants. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5709 JUN 01, 2011

Walmsley, Terrie L.; Parsons, Christopher R.; Schiff, Maurice; Ozden, Caglar

Emigration and democracy (English)

Migration is an important yet neglected determinant of institutions. This paper documents the channels through which emigration affects home country institutions and considers dynamic-panel regressions for a large sample of developing countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5557 FEB 01, 2011

Rapoport, Hillel; Schiff, Maurice; Docquier, Frederic; Lodigiani, Elisabetta

Where on Earth is everybody? : the evolution of global bilateral migration 1960-2000 (English)

Global matrices of bilateral migrant stocks spanning 1960-2000 are presented, disaggregated by gender and based primarily on the foreign-born definition of migrants. ... See More +

Journal Article 75257 FEB 01, 2011

Ozden, Caglar; Parsons, Christopher R.; Schiff, Maurice; Walmsley, Terrie L.

Five questions on international migration and development (English)

The movement of people in search of better economic conditions and a more secure environment is as old as human history. Such movements not only profoundly affect the lives of the migrants, but also lead to significant economic and social transformations in migrants’ countries of origin and destination. ... See More +

Journal Article 75726 FEB 01, 2011

Ozden, Caglar; Rapoport, Hillel; Schiff, Maurice

The World Bank economic review 25 (1) (English)

This paper is organized in following headings: five questions on international migration and development; where on earth is everybody? the evolution of global bilateral migration 1960-2000; immigration policies and the Ecuadorian exodus; do migrants improve governance at home? ... See More +

Publication 80516 FEB 01, 2011

Ozden, Caglar; Rapoport, Hillel; Schiff, Maurice; Parsons, Christopher R.; Walmsley, Terrie L.; Bertoli, Simone; Moraga, Jesus Fernandez-Huertas; Ortega, Francesc; Batista, Catia; Vicente, Pedro C.; Beck, Thorsten; Peria; Maria Soledad Martinez; Bollard, Albert; McKenzie, David; Morten, Melanie

Small state regional cooperation, south-south and south-north migration, and international trade (English)

This paper provides a different basis than previous analyses for regional bloc formation and regional migration. Due to low bargaining power and fixed costs, small states face a severe disadvantage in negotiations with the rest of the world and might benefit by forming a regional bloc. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5297 MAY 01, 2010

Schiff, Maurice

North-south trade-related technology diffusion : virtuous growth cycles in Latin America (English)

This paper examines the impact on total factor productivity in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) and in other developing countries of trade-related technology diffusion from the North) (denoted by NRD), education, and governance, research and development The NRD value for a developing country is an average of R&D stocks in the North, with weights related to openness with the North. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5300 MAY 01, 2010

Wang, Yanling; Schiff, Maurice

Remittance stability, cyclicality and stabilizing impact in developing countries (English)

That remittances are a stable source of external finance seems to have become the received wisdom. In addition, many studies have found remittances to behave counter-cyclically, increasing during crises and times of hardship for the recipient countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5077 OCT 01, 2009

Schiff, Maurice; Neagu , Ileana C.

International migration, transfers of norms and home country fertility (English)

This paper examines the relationship between international migration and source country fertility. The impact of international migration on source country fertility may have a number of causes, including a transfer of destination countries' fertility norms and an incentive to acquire more education. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4925 MAY 01, 2009

Beine, Michel; Schiff, Maurice; Docquier, Frederic

The regional dimension of north-south trade-related R&D spillover (English)

This paper examines the impact of trade with Japan, North America, and the European Union on technology diffusion and total factor productivity growth in Korea, Mexico, and Jordan. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4826 JAN 01, 2009

Wang, Yanling; Schiff, Maurice

Measuring skilled migration rates : the case of small states (English)

Recent changes in information and communication technologies have contributed to a dramatic increase in the degree of integration and interdependency of countries, markets, and people. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4827 JAN 01, 2009

Schiff, Maurice; Docquier, Frederic

North-south trade-related technology diffusion, brain drain and productivity growth : are small states different ? (English)

The economies of small developing states tend to be more fragile than those of large ones. This paper examines this issue in a dynamic context by focusing on the impact of the brain drain on North-South trade-related technology diffusion and total factor productivity growth in small and large states in the South. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4828 JAN 01, 2009

Wang, Yanling; Schiff, Maurice

Brain drain and productivity growth : are small states different? (English)

This paper examines the impact of North-South trade-related technology diffusion on total factor productivity (TFP) growth in small and large states in the South. ... See More +

Working Paper 44265 FEB 01, 2008

Schiff, Maurice; Wang, Yanling

Brain drain and its determinants : a major issue for small states (English)

This paper examines the relationship between the brain drain and country size, as well as the extent of small states' overall loss of human capital. ... See More +

Working Paper 44263 MAR 01, 2007

Schiff, Maurice; Docquier, Frederic; Beine, Michel

The medical brain drain from small states (English)

This paper is concerned with the measurement of the medical brain drain, with a particular focus on the situation of small states. There are no official statistics on the emigration of healthcare staff. ... See More +

Working Paper 44264 MAR 01, 2007

Schiff, Maurice; Docquier, Frederic

Measuring skilled emigration rates : the case of small states (English)

The economic policy and debt department of the World Bank launched a research program on economic growth and integration of small states to the World economy, which includes a series of economic growth thematic, regional and case studies. ... See More +

Working Paper 44308 MAR 01, 2007

Docquier, Frederic; Schiff, Maurice;

International migration, economic development and policy (English)

This volume reflects the expansion of the World Bank Research Program on International Migration and Development into new substantive and geographic areas. ... See More +

Publication 40523 JAN 01, 2007

Ozden, Caglar (editor); Schiff, Maurice

Substitution in Markusen's classic trade and factor movement complementarity models (English)

Mundell and Markusen each wrote classic papers on the relationship between trade and factor movement. Mundell showed that substitution holds in the Heckscher-Ohlin model. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3974 AUG 01, 2006

Schiff, Maurice

International migration, remittances, and the brain drain (English)

Knowledge of the economic effects of migration, especially its impact on economic development, is rather limited. In order to expand knowledge on migration, and identify policies and reforms that would lead to superior development outcomes, this volume presents the results of a first set of studies carried out on the subject. ... See More +

Publication 33988 JAN 01, 2006

Schiff, Maurice [editor]; Ozden, Caglar [editor]; Yang, Dean; Chellaraj, Gnanaraj; Martinez, Claudia A.; McKenzie, David J.; Marfouk, Abdeslam; Maskus, Keith E.; Mattoo, Aaditya; Mora, Jorge; Adams, Richar H. jr.,; Taylor, J. Edward; Docquier, Frederic

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North-South trade-related technology diffusion and productivity growth : are small states different? (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 79468 Journal Article
Where on earth is everybody ? the evolution of global bilateral migration 1960-2000 (English)
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JUN 01, 2011 WPS5709 Policy Research Working Paper
Emigration and democracy (English)
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FEB 01, 2011 WPS5557 Policy Research Working Paper
Where on Earth is everybody? : the evolution of global bilateral migration 1960-2000 (English)
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FEB 01, 2011 75257 Journal Article
Five questions on international migration and development (English)
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FEB 01, 2011 75726 Journal Article
The World Bank economic review 25 (1) (English)
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FEB 01, 2011 80516 Publication
Small state regional cooperation, south-south and south-north migration, and international trade (English)
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MAY 01, 2010 WPS5297 Policy Research Working Paper
North-south trade-related technology diffusion : virtuous growth cycles in Latin America (English)
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MAY 01, 2010 WPS5300 Policy Research Working Paper
Remittance stability, cyclicality and stabilizing impact in developing countries (English)
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OCT 01, 2009 WPS5077 Policy Research Working Paper
International migration, transfers of norms and home country fertility (English)
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MAY 01, 2009 WPS4925 Policy Research Working Paper
The regional dimension of north-south trade-related R&D spillover (English)
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JAN 01, 2009 WPS4826 Policy Research Working Paper
Measuring skilled migration rates : the case of small states (English)
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JAN 01, 2009 WPS4827 Policy Research Working Paper
North-south trade-related technology diffusion, brain drain and productivity growth : are small states different ? (English)
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JAN 01, 2009 WPS4828 Policy Research Working Paper
Brain drain and productivity growth : are small states different? (English)
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FEB 01, 2008 44265 Working Paper
Brain drain and its determinants : a major issue for small states (English)
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MAR 01, 2007 44263 Working Paper
The medical brain drain from small states (English)
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MAR 01, 2007 44264 Working Paper
Measuring skilled emigration rates : the case of small states (English)
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MAR 01, 2007 44308 Working Paper
International migration, economic development and policy (English)
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JAN 01, 2007 40523 Publication
Substitution in Markusen's classic trade and factor movement complementarity models (English)
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AUG 01, 2006 WPS3974 Policy Research Working Paper
International migration, remittances, and the brain drain (English)
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JAN 01, 2006 33988 Publication