Management Department

 

Date of this Version

4-2008

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Published in Economics Letters 99:1 (April 2008), pp. 164-167; doi 10.1016/j.econlet.2007.06.019 Copyright © 2007 Elsevier B.V. Used by permission.

Abstract

This paper develops a gravity model of immigration. Tests of the model using panel data for 16 OECD countries for 1991–2000 confirm the model’s high explanatory power, and examples illustrate its usefulness for testing other hypothesized determinants of immigration.

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