Labour market and emigration

In a nutshell: Immigration boosts pay of less educated natives in OECD countries; emigration does opposite.

The article (below) analyses the effect of migration on the wages of less educated native workers. The results suggest that, as far as labour market outcomes of less educated workers are concerned, governments should worry less about new arrivals and more about the potential consequences of their high emigration rates.

http://www.voxeu.org/article/labour-market-effects-migration-oecd-countries

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