International Migration, Income Taxes and Transfers: A Welfare Analysis

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Michael, Michael S.; (2002)
  • Publisher: Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute (CESifo) Munich
  • Subject: international migration, taxes, transfers, welfare | transfers | F22 | taxes | international migration | welfare
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An important issue in public policy debates is the effect of international migration on welfare in source and host countries. We address this issue by constructing a general equilibrium model of a two-class source or host country. Each country produces many traded and n... View more
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