Refugees and Economic Migrants: Facts, policies and challenges

Francesco Fasani 31 October 2016

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Contents

Introduction
Francesco Fasani

Part I: Refugee migration    

The migration crisis and refugee policy in Europe
Timothy J. Hatton

Efficient solidarity mechanisms in asylum policy
Jesús Fernández-Huertas Moraga

Labour market integration of refugees in Norway
Bernt Bratsberg, Oddbjørn Raaum, and Knut Røed

Part II: Economic migrants and their impact on hosting societies    

Immigration and the UK: Reflections after Brexit
Marco Alfano, Christian Dustmann and Tommaso Frattini

Skilled immigrants: Economic contribution and policy implications
Francesc Ortega and Chad Sparber

The impact of immigration on health and health care: Evidence from the United Kingdom
Osea Giuntella, Catia Nicodemo and Carlos Vargas-Silva

Immigrants and crime
Paolo Pinotti

Education policy and migration
Lidia Farré and Ryuichi Tanaka

Part III: Migrants' gains and global gains from migration    

The short- and long-run returns to international migration: Evidence from a lottery
John Gibson, David McKenzie and Steven Stillman

The global costs from migration barriers
Frédéric Docquier

Part IV: Migration policy and politics

 Is a points system the best immigration policy?
Jennifer Hunt

On the piecemeal approach to immigration enforcement: Evidence from the United States
Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes and Esther Arenas-Arroyo

Media exposure and international policymaking
Giovanni Facchini

A democratic dividend from emigration?
Hillel Rapoport

Does immigration affect election outcomes? Evidence from the United States
Anna Maria Mayda, Giovanni Peri and Walter Steingress

Reader, School of Economics and Finance, Queen Mary - University of London; CEPR Research Affiliate; CReAM Research Fellow

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