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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. Content type: Original article

    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...

    Authors: Graziella Bertocchi

    Citation: IZA Journal of Migration 2016 5:24

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  2. Content type: Original article

    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...

    Authors: Alfonso Arpaia, Aron Kiss, Balazs Palvolgyi and Alessandro Turrini

    Citation: IZA Journal of Migration 2016 5:21

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  3. Content type: Original article

    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...

    Authors: Cuong Viet Nguyen and Thai Pham Minh

    Citation: IZA Journal of Migration 2016 5:20

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  4. Content type: Original article

    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...

    Authors: Patrick L. Mason

    Citation: IZA Journal of Migration 2016 5:17

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  5. Content type: Original article

    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...

    Authors: Alpaslan Akay

    Citation: IZA Journal of Migration 2016 5:13

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  6. Content type: Original article

    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 ...

    Authors: Farai Jena

    Citation: IZA Journal of Migration 2016 5:11

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  7. Content type: Research

    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...

    Authors: Mario Izquierdo, Juan F. Jimeno and Aitor Lacuesta

    Citation: IZA Journal of Migration 2016 5:10

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  8. Content type: Original article

    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...

    Authors: Gisela Waisman and Birthe Larsen

    Citation: IZA Journal of Migration 2016 5:8

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  9. Content type: Original article

    This paper assesses the intergenerational effect of immigrant parents’ incorporation experiences, measured as time in Sweden, on the educational performance of their children, using full Swedish population reg...

    Authors: Christopher D. Smith, Jonas Helgertz and Kirk Scott

    Citation: IZA Journal of Migration 2016 5:6

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  10. Content type: Original article

    Recent studies suggest that migrants may be less satisfied with their ‘new’ lives than members of the host population and worry that this may be driven by cultural factors, such as feelings of not belonging. M...

    Authors: Zsóka Kóczán

    Citation: IZA Journal of Migration 2016 5:3

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  11. Content type: Original article

    This article explores the effect of remittances on the prevalence and intensity of child labor in Bolivia. Using household survey data, we find that children in remittance-receiving households are less likely ...

    Authors: Michael Coon

    Citation: IZA Journal of Migration 2016 5:1

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  12. Content type: Original article

    This paper examines evidence on the role of assimilation versus source country culture in influencing immigrant women’s behavior in the United States—looking both over time with immigrants’ residence in the Un...

    Authors: Francine D. Blau

    Citation: IZA Journal of Migration 2015 4:23

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  13. Content type: Original article

    This paper examines the wage and job satisfaction effects of over-education and overskilling among migrants graduating from EU-15 based universities in 2005. Female migrants with shorter durations of domicile ...

    Authors: Seamus McGuinness and Delma Byrne

    Citation: IZA Journal of Migration 2015 4:17

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  14. Content type: Original Article

    This paper investigates the saving behavior of migrants in the UK across different dimensions, i.e., comparing temporary versus permanent migrants and migrants versus natives. Established theoretical predictio...

    Authors: Giuseppe De Arcangelis and Majlinda Joxhe

    Citation: IZA Journal of Development and Migration 2015 4:11

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in IZA Journal of Development and Migration 2017 7:11

  15. Content type: Original article

    This paper examines how left-behind children influence migration duration in China. We first present a simple illustrative model that incorporates economic and non-economic motives to migration duration. Using...

    Authors: Sylvie Démurger and Hui Xu

    Citation: IZA Journal of Migration 2015 4:10

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  16. Content type: Original article

    We present a basic theoretical framework of ethnic identity, i.e., the level of immigrant's commitment to his or her host society as well as the immigrant's commitment to his or her home society. Our model can...

    Authors: Gil S Epstein and Odelia Heizler (Cohen)

    Citation: IZA Journal of Migration 2015 4:9

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  17. Content type: Original article

    A growing body of programme evaluation literature recognises immigrants as a disadvantaged group in European labour markets and investigates the employment effects of Active Labour Market Programmes (ALMPs) on...

    Authors: Sebastian Butschek and Thomas Walter

    Citation: IZA Journal of Migration 2014 3:48

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  18. Content type: ORIGINAL ARTICLE

    By examining the preferences over migration destinations of those revealing a desire to permanently leave their country, this paper provides new evidence on the relevance of subjective measures for cross count...

    Authors: Stefania Lovo

    Citation: IZA Journal of Migration 2014 3:24

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