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

Events