Timothy J. Hatton


Immigrant selection in the OECD

The selection of immigrants by skill and education is a central issue in the analysis of immigration. Since highly educated immigrants tend to be more successful in host country labour markets and less of a fiscal cost it is important to know what determines the...
Discussion paper

Explaining US Immigration 1971-1998

Using a panel of 81 source countries for the years 1971 to 1998, this paper develops and estimates a model to explain the level and source country composition of immigration to the United States since the early 1970s. It includes variables so far neglected in...