The economic literature on international migration interests policymakers as well as academics throughout the social sciences. These volumes, the first of a new subseries in the Handbooks in Economics, describe and analyze scholarship created since the inception of serious attention began in the late 1970s. This literature appears in the general economics journals, in various field journals in economics (especially, but not exclusively, those covering labor market and human resource issues), in interdisciplinary immigration journals, and in papers by economists published in journals associated with history, sociology, political science, demography, and linguistics, among others.
Section 4: THE IMPACT OF IMMIGRATION Chapter 15: Immigration and the Distribution of Incomes. Lawrence M. Kahn and Francine D. Blau Chapter 16: The Fiscal Impact of Immigrants: Taxes and Benefits. Carlos Vargas-Silva Chapter 17: Immigration and Entrepreneurship. Robert W. Fairlie and Magnus Lofstrom Chapter 18: Migration, International Trade and Capital Formation: Cause or Effect?. Gabriel Felbermayr, Volker Grossmann, Wilhelm Kohler Chapter 19: The Impact of International Migration on Economic Growth in the Global Economy. Stephan Brunow, Peter Nijkamp, Jacques Poot Chapter 20: Migration and Remittances. Richard Brown and Eliana Jimenez-Soto Chapter 21: Immigration: What about the Children and Grandchildren?. Arthur Sweetman and Jan C. van Ours
Section 5: REGIONAL STUDIES Chapter 22: The Labor Market Integration and Impacts of U.S. Immigrants. Brian C. Cadena, Brian Duncan, Stephen Trejo Chapter 23: Latin America and the Caribbean. Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes and Susan Pozo Chapter 24: Immigration in Europe: Trends, Policies and Empirical Evidence. Sara de la Rica, Albrecht Glitz, Francesc Ortega Chapter 25: Israel. Sarit Cohen-Goldner Cameo 4: A Down-Under Perspective on International Migration. Robert G. Gregory Chapter 26: African Migration. Robert E.B. Lucas Chapter 27: The Economics of Migration in the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries. Georges S. Naufal