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Immigration and Inter-Regional Mobility in the UK, 1982-2000

Hatton, Timothy; Tani, Massimiliano

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Most studies that look across local labour markets have found the effects of immigration to be benign. One possibility is that immigrants to a specific area simply push non-immigrants onwards elsewhere, thereby diffusing the labour market effects, Examining net internal migration between 11 regions of Britain over two decades, we find consistently negative displacement effects but their magnitude and significance varies. The effects are somewhat stronger for the southern regions where...[Show more]

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Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/53969
Source: The Economic Journal
DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-0297.2005.01039.x

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