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The migration multiplier

By David de Meza


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

Topics: HB Economic Theory, HD Industries. Land use. Labor
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Year: 1987
DOI identifier: 10.1111/j.1467-8586.1987.tb00245.x
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Provided by: LSE Research Online
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