- Print ISBN 9780444537645
- Electronic ISBN 9780444537652
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.
Graduate students and professors worldwide working in all subdisciplines of economics and finance as well as those working in population studies, demography, governmental policy, sociology, and related fields.
"At last, a thorough, comprehensive, and illuminating survey of this important field. These two volumes will be the essential reference on the economics of international migration for students, teachers, and researchers for years to come." --Xavier de Vanssay, York University
"The new volumes of the Handbook of the Economics of International Migration are a unique source in the field of international migration, including detailed analyses of a wide range of issues from the fundamentals of migration theory to current pressing issues as well as emerging new topics in the field. These volumes will be a valuable source of reference not only for experienced scholars but also for students at bachelors, masters, and doctoral level studies in economics, demography, sociology, political science, and law." --Aycan Celikaksoy, Stockholm University