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The migration multiplier

de Meza, David (1987) The migration multiplier. Bulletin of Economic Research, 39 (3). pp. 243-248. ISSN 0307-3378

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In the presence of sticky wages, the emigration of skilled workers from an area will directly reduce the number of unskilled jobs available. Demand for locally produced and sold goods will consequently fall and this may trigger further rises in unemployment and declines in income.

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Additional Information: © 1987 Wiley-Blackwell
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
Sets: Research centres and groups > Managerial Economics and Strategy Group
Departments > Management
Collections > Economists Online
Date Deposited: 06 May 2011 10:54

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