This book provides a contemporary perspective on a broad range of international migration problems. It considers recent immigration trends and policies as well as the theory and evidence related to the behaviour of migrants, illegal immigration, and the links between migration and trade, economic growth, and the welfare state.
1. Immigration Policies and their Impact: The Case of New Zealand and Australia Rainer Winkelmann 2. Canadian Immigration: Economic Winners and Losers Don DeVoretz 3. The Political Economy of International Migration in a Ricardo-Viner Model Jaime de Melo, Jean-Marie Grether and Tobias Muller 4. Interactions Between International Migration and the Welfare State Assaf Rasszin and Efraim Sadka 5. Trade and Migration: The Mexico-US Case Philip L. Martin 6. Aggregate-Level Migration Studies as a Tool for Forecasting Future Migration Streams Michael Fertig and Christoh M. Schmidt 7. Illegal Immigration Trends, Policies and Economic Effects Slobodan Djajic
8. The Decision to Legalize by Bulgarian Illegal Immigrants in Greece Alexander Sarris and Evgenia Markova
9. Illegal Immigrants in the US: A Comparative Analysis of Mexican and Non-Mexican Undocumented Workers Francisco Rivera-Batiz 10. Immigrant Adjustment in Israel: Literacy and Fluency in Hebrew and Earnings Barry R. Chiswick and Gaston Repetto 11. Why Go back: Return Motives of Migrant Workers Christian Dustmann 12. Determinants and Effects of Migrant Remittances Nicholas P. Glytsos