Pulls of international student mobility

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Author: Kahanec, Martin; Kralikova, Renata


Economic theory suggests that high-skilled immigration generally has positive effects on the receiving economy. International student mobility is an important channel through which high-skilled immigrants arrive. The purpose of this paper is to identify some of the key determinants of international student mobility among higher education policies. For this purpose we review the existing evidence and compile a longitudinal dataset covering inflows of international students into a number of advanced economies. We then study the effects of various higher education policies on the inflow of...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Students; International education; Migration; Higher education; Policy

Keywords: Student mobility; Skilled migration; Educational policy; Student interests

Published: Bonn, Germany: IZA, 2011

Physical description: 16 p.

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Series: IZA discussion paper; no. 6233

Resource type: Discussion paper

Call number: TD/TNC 107.121

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