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Foreign immigration and economic growth

Naidu, Suwastika and Pandaram, Atishwar and Chand, Anand and Patel, Arvind (2021) Foreign immigration and economic growth. In: Global Encyclopedia of Public Administration, Public Policy, and Governance. Springer Nature, Switzerland AG. ISBN 978-3-319-31816-5

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    Abstract

    Recent scholarship notes that the opportunities present in the developed countries pulls people from the developing and third world countries to the developed countries. The main aim of this study is to examine the impact of foreign population inflows on the economic growth of the G7 countries. The findings from this study confirms that migration causes economic growth rate of Italy. Causality relationship between migration and economic growth rate could not be established in the case of United States, United Kingdom, Japan, Germany, France and Canada. In the long run, one unit increase in the foreign population inflow decreases economic growth of the United States and Italy by 0.0000026 and 0.00000694 units respectively. The results also indicate that one unit increase in the foreign population inflows will increase economic growth of France by 0.00000889 units. Essentially, the findings from this study can be used by the national immigration planning officers to implement policies on the inflow of foreign population.

    Item Type: Book Chapter
    Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
    H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
    Divisions: Faculty of Business and Economics (FBE) > School of Accounting and Finance
    Faculty of Business and Economics (FBE) > School of Management and Public Administration
    Depositing User: Suwastika Naidu
    Date Deposited: 28 Apr 2021 11:46
    Last Modified: 28 Apr 2021 11:46
    URI: http://repository.usp.ac.fj/id/eprint/12670
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