International Student Migration to Germany

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Donata Bessey;
(2007)
  • Subject: Globalization of higher education, international migration, gravity equation
    • jel: jel:F22 | jel:I23

This paper presents first empirical evidence on international student migration to Germany. I use a novel approach that analyzes student mobility using an augmented gravity equation and find evidence of strong network effects and of the importance of distance - results ... View more
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    B Descriptive Statistics 39 B.1 Student Inflows, 1997 - 2002 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 B.2 Student Stocks, 1997 - 2002 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 B.3 Gross Domestic Product per capita, 1997 - 2002 . . . . . . . . 39 B.4 Population, 1997 - 2002 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 B.5 Political Freedom and Average Distances . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 5See, for example, Massey et al. (1993) or Ghatak, Levine and Price (1996) for more comprehensive surveys of the empirical and theoretical migration literature. 6See, for example, Rotte and Vogler (1998) or Karras and Chiswick (1999) for migration to Germany, Hatton and Williamson (2002) and Karemera et al. (2000) for the United States or Pedersen, Pytlikova and Smith (2004) for 27 OECD member states.

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