Event Title

Does International Migration Affect Economic Growth Rates?

Major

Economics

Faculty Mentor

John R. Swinton

Abstract

The movement of people from country to country is inevitable and unavoidable, because individuals act rationally and respond to incentives and will move to countries where opportunities and the incentives are higher. It's necessary to understand both the positive and negative effects of migration since it is a permanent fixture in society to make correct policy decisions especially concerning the economic growth of countries.

Session Name:

Issues in Labor Economics

Start Date

10-4-2015 1:15 PM

End Date

10-4-2015 2:15 PM

Location

HSB 304

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Does International Migration Affect Economic Growth Rates?

HSB 304

The movement of people from country to country is inevitable and unavoidable, because individuals act rationally and respond to incentives and will move to countries where opportunities and the incentives are higher. It's necessary to understand both the positive and negative effects of migration since it is a permanent fixture in society to make correct policy decisions especially concerning the economic growth of countries.