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IZA Journal of Migration and IZA Journal of Labor and Development have merged to form the IZA Journal of Development and Migration. The archives of published articles in IZA Journal of Migration and IZA Journal of Labor and Development are available here.


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  1. Original article

    Ethnic identity and scholastic effort: a multifaceted approach

    When one analyses the influence of social identity on scholastic effort, ethnic identity largely contributes to determine it. In this paper, ethnic identity is meant as the attachment to one’s cultural heritag...

    Giuseppina Autiero

    IZA Journal of Development and Migration 2017 7:2

    Published on: 28 April 2017

  2. Original article

    Age at immigration matters for labor market integration—the Swedish example

    This paper analyses how age at immigration to Sweden and getting a first foothold in the labor market is related. We estimate hazard rate models using registry data on all persons who arrived in each of the ye...

    Bjorn Anders Gustafsson, Hanna Mac Innes and Torun Österberg

    IZA Journal of Development and Migration 2017 7:1

    Published on: 21 April 2017

  3. Original article

    Migration, entrepreneurship and development: critical questions

    This paper poses and answers a number of critical questions about the relationship between migration and entrepreneurship in the process of economic development. In doing so, we show that the standard policy r...

    Wim Naudé, Melissa Siegel and Katrin Marchand

    IZA Journal of Migration 2017 6:5

    Published on: 9 March 2017

  4. Original article

    Education, job insecurity and the within country migration of couples

    We consider the migration movements of power couples (couples where both members have at least a college degree), half-power and no-power couples within Australia. We explicitly allow for potential association...

    Francesco Mariotti, Karen Mumford and Yolanda Pena-Boquete

    IZA Journal of Migration 2017 6:1

    Published on: 13 January 2017

  5. Original article

    The legacies of slavery in and out of Africa

    The slave trades out of Africa represent one of the most significant forced migration experiences in history. In this paper, I illustrate their long-term consequences on contemporaneous socio-economic outcomes...

    Graziella Bertocchi

    IZA Journal of Migration 2016 5:24

    Published on: 28 December 2016

  6. Original article

    Labour mobility and labour market adjustment in the EU

    This paper assesses the role of labour mobility in the adjustment to asymmetric economic shocks in the EU. After presenting a series of stylised facts of mobility in the EU, it assesses mobility as a channel o...

    Alfonso Arpaia, Aron Kiss, Balazs Palvolgyi and Alessandro Turrini

    IZA Journal of Migration 2016 5:21

    Published on: 10 November 2016

  7. Original article

    Are migrants in large cities underpaid? Evidence from Vietnam

    This paper examines the wage gap between migrants and non-migrants in large cities in Vietnam. It finds that migrants receive substantially lower wages than non-migrants. The wage gap tends to be larger for ol...

    Cuong Viet Nguyen and Thai Pham Minh

    IZA Journal of Migration 2016 5:20

    Published on: 27 October 2016

  8. Original article

    Immigrant assimilation and male labor market inequality

    At the height of the US civil rights movement in the mid-1960s, foreign-born persons were less than 1 % of the African-American population (Kent, Popul Bull, 62:4, 2007). Today, 16 % of America’s African diasp...

    Patrick L. Mason

    IZA Journal of Migration 2016 5:17

    Published on: 12 September 2016

  9. Original article

    Dynamics of employment assimilation

    This paper investigates the dynamics of immigrants’ employment assimilation in comparison with the standard static assimilation model. When the effect of past employment experience on current employment possib...

    Alpaslan Akay

    IZA Journal of Migration 2016 5:13

    Published on: 12 July 2016

  10. Original article

    The remittance behaviour of Kenyan sibling migrants

    This paper examines the remittance behaviour of multiple-sibling migrants and the motivations of Kenyan siblings in sending remittances to their household of origin. The presence of other siblings is found to ...

    Farai Jena

    IZA Journal of Migration 2016 5:11

    Published on: 10 June 2016

  11. Research

    Spain: from massive immigration to vast emigration?

    Large immigration flows during the 1995–2007 period increased the weight of foreigners living in Spain to 12 % of the total population. The rapid increase in unemployment associated with the Great Recession an...

    Mario Izquierdo, Juan F. Jimeno and Aitor Lacuesta

    IZA Journal of Migration 2016 5:10

    Published on: 27 May 2016

  12. Original article

    Income, amenities and negative attitudes

    We exploit the regional variation in negative attitudes towards immigrants to Sweden in order to analyse the consequences of negative attitudes on refugees’ utility from labour income and amenities. We find th...

    Gisela Waisman and Birthe Larsen

    IZA Journal of Migration 2016 5:8

    Published on: 29 April 2016

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