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Pareto-improving immigration in an economy with equilibrium unemployment

Ortega, Javier (2002) Pareto-improving immigration in an economy with equilibrium unemployment. In: Cohen, Daniel, Saint-Paul, Gilles and Piketty, Thomas, (eds.) The Economics of Rising Inequalities. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, pp. 147-168. ISBN 9780199254026

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Economists from around the industrialized world demonstrate the strength of both theories about the rise of economic inequality: that is it the mechanical consequence of changes in such economic fundamentals as technology and demographic parameters; and that it is the contingent consequence country-specific and time- specific changes in institutions. They find that though institutions always play a crucial role in shaping inequality and sometimes preventing it, still it creeps in.

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Additional Information: © 2002 CEPR and Oxford University press
Divisions: Centre for Economic Performance
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Date Deposited: 22 Oct 2008 09:57
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