Michael A. Clemens

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Counting Chickens When They Hatch: The Short-Term Effect of Aid on Growth

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 44
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 22 Jul 2004
Michael A. Clemens, Steven Radelet and Rikhil R Bhavnani
Center for Global Development, Center for Global Development and University of Wisconsin-Madison
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Foreign aid, development assistance, oda, growth, impact, effect, determinants, short-run, short-term, panel, development, disaggregate, disaggregation, disaggregated

Counting Chickens When They Hatch: The Short Term Effect of Aid on Growth

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 44
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 26 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2012
Michael A. Clemens, Steven Radelet and Rikhil R Bhavnani
Center for Global Development, Center for Global Development and University of Wisconsin-Madison
Downloads 851 (35,783)
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foreign aid, economic growth, international economic development

The Long Walk to School: International Education Goals in Historical Perspective

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 37
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 22 Jul 2004
Michael A. Clemens
Center for Global Development
Downloads 513 (69,739)
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Schooling, education, mdg, millennium, goals, completion, enrollment, development, aid, spending, primary, africa, patterns, history, developing, assistance, foreign, poverty, growth

The Long Walk to School: International Education Goals in Historical Perspective

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 37
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 26 Mar 2008
Michael A. Clemens
Center for Global Development
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international education, international development, education policy

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Why Don't Remittances Appear to Affect Growth?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6856
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Michael A. Clemens and David J. McKenzie
Center for Global Development and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Population Policies, Remittances, Debt Markets, Access to Finance, Currencies and Exchange Rates

Why Don't Remittances Appear to Affect Growth?

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 366
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 22 Jun 2014
Michael A. Clemens and David J. McKenzie
Center for Global Development and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 195 (198,333)
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remittances, growth, migration, measurement

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Skill Flow: A Fundamental Reconsideration of Skilled-Worker Mobility and Development

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 23 Sep 2009
Michael A. Clemens
Center for Global Development
Downloads 518 (69,990)
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brain drain, migration, development, labor, education, developing, labor mobility

The Place Premium: Wage Differences for Identical Workers Across the US Border

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4671
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Center for Global Development, Universidad de Chile, Economics DepartmentWorld Bank Group and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 375 (101,184)
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Population Policies, Income, Economic Theory & Research, Labor Markets

The Place Premium: Wage Differences for Identical Workers Across the U.S. Border

HKS Working Paper No. RWP09-004, Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 148
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 10 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2009
Center for Global Development, Universidad de Chile, Economics DepartmentWorld Bank Group and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Labor, Immigration, International Economics, Microeconomics, International Affairs, Globalization, International Development

The Trouble with the Mdgs: Confronting Expectations of Aid and Development Success

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 40, World Development, 2007
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 21 Aug 2006
Michael A. Clemens, Charles Kenny and Todd J. Moss
Center for Global Development, World Bank - Information and Communications Technologies Department (ICT) and Center for Global Development
Downloads 335 (115,020)

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Millennium Development Goals, poverty, development

The Trouble with the MDGS: Confronting Expectations of Aid and Development Success

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 40
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 26 Mar 2008
Michael A. Clemens, Charles Kenny and Todd J. Moss
Center for Global Development, World Bank - Information and Communications Technologies Department (ICT) and Center for Global Development
Downloads 128 (282,193)
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Millenium Development Goals, foreign aid, international development

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Do Visas Kill? Health Effects of African Health Professional Emigration

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 114, iHEA 2007 6th World Congress: Explorations in Health Economics Paper
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 15 Apr 2007
Michael A. Clemens
Center for Global Development
Downloads 406 (93,105)
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International migration, low-income country, health professionals, public health, Africa

The New Economic Case for Migration Restrictions: An Assessment

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 423
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 25 Feb 2016
Michael A. Clemens and Lant Pritchett
Center for Global Development and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 365 (104,304)
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Immigration, migration, migrant, wages, impact, globalization, labor, GDP, productivity

The New Economic Case for Migration Restrictions: An Assessment

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 15 Feb 2016
Michael A. Clemens and Lant Pritchett
Center for Global Development and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 34 (575,231)
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immigration, migration, migrant, wages, impact, globalization, labor, GDP, productivity

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A New Database of Health Professional Emigration from Africa

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 95
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 17 Aug 2006
Michael A. Clemens and Gunilla Pettersson Gelander
Center for Global Development and Birk Consulting
Downloads 392 (96,909)
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International migration, health, Africa, HIV, AIDS, doctors, nurses, emigration, brain drain, skilled workers, professional, Europe, United States, Canada, Australia, France, Belgium, South Africa

Violence, Development, and Migration Waves: Evidence from Central American Child Migrant Apprehensions

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 459
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 04 Aug 2017
Michael A. Clemens
Center for Global Development
Downloads 309 (125,470)
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Violence, Migration, Refugee, UAC, Unaccompanied Children, Northern Triangle, Central America, Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador, Minors, Survival Migration, Youths, Cartagena Declaration, Global Compact, War, Drug Trade, Smugglers, Traffickers, Trafficking, Cocaine, Cartel, Gang, Mara, Homicide, Mur

Violence, Development and Migration Waves: Evidence from Central American Child Migrant Apprehensions

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 31 Aug 2017
Michael A. Clemens
Center for Global Development
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violence, migration, forced, refugee, UAC, unaccompanied children, Northern Triangle, Central America, Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador, minors, survival migration, youths, Cartagena Declaration, Global Compact, war, drug trade, smugglers, traffickers, trafficking, cocaine, cartel, gang, mara, homicide, murder, mobility, asylum, asylee, war, deaths

Ghost of 0.7%: Origins and Relevance of the International Aid Target

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 08 May 2007
Michael A. Clemens and Todd J. Moss
Center for Global Development and Center for Global Development
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International aid, development assistance, aid target

Ghost of 0.7%: Origins and Relevance of the International Aid Target

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 15 Sep 2005
Michael A. Clemens and Todd J. Moss
Center for Global Development and Center for Global Development
Downloads 120 (296,236)
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foreign aid, development assistance, oda, 0.7, MDG, millennium development goals, poverty, history, aid, politics

Ghost of 0.7%: Origins and Relevance of the International Aid Target

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 31 Mar 2008
Michael A. Clemens and Todd J. Moss
Center for Global Development and Center for Global Development
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foreign aid, international development

Skill Development and Regional Mobility: Lessons from the Australia-Pacific Technical College

Development Policy Centre Discussion Paper No. 34
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 23 May 2014
Michael A. Clemens, Colum Graham and Stephen Howes
Center for Global Development, Australian National University (ANU) - Development Policy Centre and Australian National University (ANU) - Development Policy Centre
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Regional mobility, migration, foreign aid, Pacific, skill mobility

Skill Development and Regional Mobility: Lessons from the Australia-Pacific Technical College

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 370
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 25 Jun 2014
Michael A. Clemens, Colum Graham and Stephen Howes
Center for Global Development, Australian National University (ANU) - Development Policy Centre and Australian National University (ANU) - Development Policy Centre
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skill, education, labor, training, human capital, migration, brain drain, Australia, pacific, mobility

Skilled Emigration and Skill Creation: A Quasi-Experiment

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 26 Nov 2014
Satish Chand and Michael A. Clemens
Australian National University (ANU) - National Centre for Development Studies (NCDS) and Center for Global Development
Downloads 181 (211,987)
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migration, human capital, Fiji

Skilled Emigration and Skill Creation: A Quasi-Experiment

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 15 Nov 2008
Satish Chand and Michael A. Clemens
Australian National University (ANU) - National Centre for Development Studies (NCDS) and Center for Global Development
Downloads 72 (411,944)
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migration, human capital, Fiji

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Migration as a Strategy for Household Finance: A Research Agenda on Remittances, Payments, and Development

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 354, NYU Wagner Research Paper No. 2457148
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 22 Jun 2014
Michael A. Clemens and Timothy Ogden
Center for Global Development and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
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migration, finance, global development

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The Millennium Challenge Account: How Much is Too Much, How Long is Long Enough?

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 23
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 21 Mar 2008
Michael A. Clemens and Steven Radelet
Center for Global Development and Center for Global Development
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Millenium Challenge Account, foreign aid, economic development

When Does Rigorous Impact Evaluation Make a Difference? The Case of the Millennium Villages

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 225
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Oct 2010
Michael A. Clemens
Center for Global Development
Downloads 115 (305,416)
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aid effectiveness

When Does Rigorous Impact Evaluation Make a Difference? The Case of the Millennium Villages

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5477
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Michael A. Clemens and Gabriel Demombynes
Center for Global Development and University of California, Berkeley
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Housing & Human Habitats, Poverty Monitoring & Analysis, Science Education, Scientific Research & Science Parks, Population Policies

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The New Transparency in Development Economics: Lessons from the Millennium Villages Controversy

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 342
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 14 Dec 2013
Michael A. Clemens and Gabriel Demombynes
Center for Global Development and World Bank
Downloads 213 (182,951)
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Millennium Villages Project, impact evaluation, transparency, open data

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Economics and Emigration: Trillion-Dollar Bills on the Sidewalk?

Journal of Economic Perspectives, Forthcoming, Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 264
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 19 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2012
Michael A. Clemens
Center for Global Development
Downloads 206 (188,700)
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emigration, goods and capital, effects of emigration

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The Biggest Idea in Development That No One Really Tried

THE ANNUAL PROCEEDINGS OF THE WEALTH AND WELL-BEING OF NATIONS, p. 25, Emily Chamlee-Wright, ed., Beloit College, 2010
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 07 Oct 2011
Michael A. Clemens
Center for Global Development
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international migration, wealth gap, development economics

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Does Development Reduce Migration?

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 359
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 22 Jun 2014
Michael A. Clemens
Center for Global Development
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emigration, mobility, economic growth

Does Development Reduce Migration?

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 08 Nov 2014
Michael A. Clemens
Center for Global Development
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emigration, migration, mobility, development, growth, transition, hump, lifecycle, inequality, poverty, aid, demand, pressure

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Blunt Instruments: On Establishing the Causes of Economic Growth

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 171
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 22 May 2009 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2010
Michael A. Clemens and Samuel Bazzi
Center for Global Development and Boston University - Department of Economics
Downloads 182 (210,992)
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economic growth, development, causation, identification, instrumental variable, valid instrument, weak instrument, causal effect, endogeneity

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A Labor Mobility Agenda for Development

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 201
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 28 Jan 2010
Michael A. Clemens
Center for Global Development
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international development, immigration policy, labor, migration

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New Data on African Health Professionals Abroad

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 95
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 28 Apr 2007
Michael A. Clemens and Gunilla Pettersson Gelander
Center for Global Development and Birk Consulting
Downloads 111 (311,527)
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migration, brain drain, Africa, health professionals

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The Emigration Life Cycle: How Development Shapes Emigration from Poor Countries

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 24 Aug 2020
Michael A. Clemens
Center for Global Development
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employment, opportunity, growth, demand, emigration, immigration, poverty, transition, pressure, mobility, inverse-u, hump, development, migration

Migration from Developing Countries: Selection, Income Elasticity, and Simpson's Paradox

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 24 Aug 2020
Michael A. Clemens, Mariapia Mendola and Mariapia Mendola
Center for Global Development and University of Milan - Centro Studi Luca d'Agliano (LdA)Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca - Department of Economics, Management and Statistics (DEMS)
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international migration, economic development, self-selection

Migration from Developing Countries: Selection, Income Elasticity and Simpson's Paradox

Centro Studi Luca d'Agliano Development Studies Working Paper No. 465
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 27 Oct 2020
Michael A. Clemens
Center for Global Development
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Where Did British Foreign Capital Go? Fundamentals, Failures and the Lucas Paradox: 1870-1913

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 02 Dec 2000 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2021
Michael A. Clemens and Jeffrey G. Williamson
Center for Global Development and Harvard University - Department of Economics, Laird Bell Professor of Economics, Emeritus
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The Roots of Global Wage Gaps: Evidence from Randomized Processing of U.S. Visas

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 24 Jun 2010
Michael A. Clemens
Center for Global Development
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growth, economic development, wealth of nations, productivity, migration, lottery, information

The Roots of Global Wage Gaps: Evidence from Randomized Processing of U.S. Visas

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 212
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 19 Oct 2010
Michael A. Clemens
Center for Global Development
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Migration, Development

Split Decisions: Family Finance When a Policy Discontinuity Allocates Overseas Work

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 324
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 23 May 2013
Michael A. Clemens and Erwin R. Tiongson
Center for Global Development and Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS)
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Split Decisions: Family Finance When a Policy Discontinuity Allocates Overseas Work

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6287
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Michael A. Clemens and Erwin R. Tiongson
Center for Global Development and Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS)
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Access to Finance, Population Policies, Labor Policies, Economic Theory & Research, Health Monitoring & Evaluation

Split Decisions: Family Finance When a Policy Discontinuity Allocates Overseas Work

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 09 Dec 2012
Michael A. Clemens and Erwin R. Tiongson
Center for Global Development and Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS)
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migration, households, remittances, policy discontinuity

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'Do Rich Countries Invest Less in Poor Countries Than the Poor Countries Themselves?'

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 18 Mar 2008
Michael A. Clemens
Center for Global Development
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foreign investment, developing countries, economic development

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Income per Natural: Measuring Development as if People Mattered More than Places

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 142
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 18 Mar 2008
Michael A. Clemens and Lant Pritchett
Center for Global Development and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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economic development, migration

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Bounding the Price Equivalent of Migration Barriers

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 428
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 16 Sep 2016
Center for Global Development, Universidad de Chile, Economics DepartmentWorld Bank Group and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Migration, Labor Mobility, Migrant Selection Theory, Migration Barriers, Policy

Bounding the Price Equivalent of Migration Barriers

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 21 Mar 2016
Center for Global Development, Universidad de Chile, Economics DepartmentWorld Bank Group and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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migration, growth, impact, GDP, tariff, quota, deadweight, cost, visa, barrier, price, wedge

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A Tariff-Growth Paradox? Protection&Apos;S Impact the World Around 1875-1997

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 03 Sep 2001 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2021
Michael A. Clemens and Jeffrey G. Williamson
Center for Global Development and Harvard University - Department of Economics, Laird Bell Professor of Economics, Emeritus
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Immigration Restrictions as Active Labor Market Policy: Evidence from the Mexican Bracero Exclusion

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 05 Feb 2017
Michael A. Clemens, Ethan G. Lewis and Hannah Postel
Center for Global Development, Dartmouth College - Department of Economics and Princeton University - Office of Population Research (OPR)
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immigrant, immigration, displacement, visa, labor-market, employment, wage, farm, agriculture, natural experiment, United States, Mexico

Immigration Restrictions as Active Labor Market Policy: Evidence from the Mexican Bracero Exclusion

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 451
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 12 Apr 2017
Michael A. Clemens, Ethan G. Lewis and Hannah Postel
Center for Global Development, Dartmouth College - Department of Economics and Princeton University - Office of Population Research (OPR)
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immigration, bracero, labor policy

Immigration Restrictions as Active Labor Market Policy: Evidence from the Mexican Bracero Exclusion

Number of pages: 73 Posted: 07 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 09 Sep 2021
Michael A. Clemens, Ethan G. Lewis and Hannah Postel
Center for Global Development, Dartmouth College - Department of Economics and Princeton University - Office of Population Research (OPR)
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Migration and Development Research Is Moving Far Beyond Remittances

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 365
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 24 Jun 2014
Michael A. Clemens, Caglar Ozden and Hillel Rapoport
Center for Global Development, World Bank - Research Department and Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics
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migration, development, poverty, mobility, brain drain, skill, education, remittances, labor, overseas

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The Effect of Foreign Labor on Native Employment: A Job-Specific Approach and Application to North Carolina Farms

Center for Global Development, Working Paper No. 326
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 21 May 2013 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2013
Michael A. Clemens
Center for Global Development
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Global Mobility and the Threat of Pandemics: Evidence from Three Centuries

Number of pages: 82 Posted: 23 Dec 2020
Michael A. Clemens and Thomas Ginn
Center for Global Development and Center for Global Development
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The New Case for Migration Restrictions: An Assessment

HKS Working Paper No. 16-054
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 21 Dec 2016
Michael A. Clemens and Lant Pritchett
Center for Global Development and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Immigration, Migration, Migrant, Wages, Impact, Globalization, Labor, GDP, Productivity

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The Effect of Occupational Visas on Native Employment: Evidence from Labor Supply to Farm Jobs in the Great Recession

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 22 Jan 2017
Michael A. Clemens
Center for Global Development
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immigrant, immigration, displacement, visa, labor-market, employment, wage, farm, agriculture, natural experiment, United States, Mexico

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Why Did the Tariff-Growth Correlation Reverse after 1950?

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 14 Sep 2002 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2021
Michael A. Clemens and Jeffrey G. Williamson
Center for Global Development and Harvard University - Department of Economics, Laird Bell Professor of Economics, Emeritus
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The New Role of the World Bank

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 421
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 25 Feb 2016
Michael A. Clemens and Michael Kremer
Center for Global Development and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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World Bank, extreme poverty, multilateralism, evaluation

The Labor Market Effects of Refugee Waves: Reconciling Conflicting Results

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 24 May 2017 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2021
Michael A. Clemens, Jennifer Hunt and Jennifer Hunt
Center for Global Development and Rutgers UniversityMcGill University - Department of Economics
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The Labor Market Effects of Refugee Waves: Reconciling Conflicting Results

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 455
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 04 Aug 2017
Michael A. Clemens, Jennifer Hunt and Jennifer Hunt
Center for Global Development and Rutgers UniversityMcGill University - Department of Economics
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The Labor Market Effects of Refugee Waves: Reconciling Conflicting Results

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 05 Jun 2017
Michael A. Clemens, Jennifer Hunt and Jennifer Hunt
Center for Global Development and Rutgers UniversityMcGill University - Department of Economics
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immigration, wages, unemployment, refugee, asylum, crisis, violence, conflict, labor, integration, mariel boatlift, Miami, Israel, France, Algeria

The Labor Market Effects of Refugee Waves: Reconciling Conflicting Results

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 22 May 2017
Michael A. Clemens, Jennifer Hunt and Jennifer Hunt
Center for Global Development and Rutgers UniversityMcGill University - Department of Economics
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Immigration, instrumental variables, Refugees

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Closed Jaguar, Open Dragon: Comparing Tariffs in Latin America and Asia Before World War Ii

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 21 Dec 2002 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2021
Michael A. Clemens and Jeffrey G. Williamson
Center for Global Development and Harvard University - Department of Economics, Laird Bell Professor of Economics, Emeritus
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Human Capital Investment Under Exit Options: Evidence from a Natural Quasi-Experiment

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 21 May 2019
Satish Chand and Michael A. Clemens
University of New South Wales (UNSW) and Center for Global Development
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brain drain, migration, immigration, emigration, skill, student, tertiary, postsecondary, college, university, training, human capital, education, Jewish, Asian, ethnic, discrimination, schooling, selection, commonwealth, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Pacific, brain gain, natural experiment, Fiji

Losing Our Minds? New Research Directions on Skilled Migration and Development

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 415
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 10 Oct 2015
Michael A. Clemens
Center for Global Development
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Emigration, Lump of Learning model, Migration

Losing Our Minds? New Research Directions on Skilled Migration and Development

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
Michael A. Clemens
Center for Global Development
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brain drain, skill flow, development, migration, human capital, education

The Meaning of Failed Replications: A Review and Proposal

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 399
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 27 Jun 2015
Michael A. Clemens
Center for Global Development
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replication studies

The Meaning of Failed Replications: A Review and Proposal

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 04 May 2015
Michael A. Clemens
Center for Global Development
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replication, robustness, transparency, open data, ethics, reproducible, replicate, misconduct, fraud, error, code, registry

The Meaning of Failed Replications: A Review and Proposal

Journal of Economic Surveys, Vol. 31, Issue 1, pp. 326-342, 2017
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 29 Jan 2017
Michael A. Clemens
Center for Global Development
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Ethics, Open data, Replication, Robustness, Transparency

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'World Bank Capital Neither Complements Nor Substitutes for Private Capital'

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 25 Mar 2008
Michael A. Clemens
Center for Global Development
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economic development, World Bank, multilateral development banks

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A Case Against Taxes and Quotas on High-Skill Emigration

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 25 Jun 2014
Michael A. Clemens
Center for Global Development
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brain drain, migration, immigration, emigration, mobility, labor, skill, education, human capital

Testing for Repugnance in Economic Transactions: Evidence from Guest Work in the Gulf

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 463
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 02 Nov 2017
Michael A. Clemens
Center for Global Development
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Testing for Repugnance in Economic Transactions: Evidence from Guest Work in the Gulf

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 02 Oct 2017
Michael A. Clemens
Center for Global Development
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migration, guestwork, temporary, Gulf, Dubai, UAE, rights, abuse, exploitation, migrant, immigrant, labor, mobility, scheme, visa, construction, seasonal, repugnant, externality, regret, behavioral

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Measuring the Spatial Misallocation of Labor: The Returns to India-Gulf Guest Work in a Natural Experiment

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 21 May 2019
Michael A. Clemens
Center for Global Development
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income, human capital, migration, labor, mobility, guest work, India, gulf, construction, worker, selection, migrant, temporary, visa, wage, education, crisis, low-skill, unskilled, credit, exploited, naive, regret, slavery, trafficking, debt, coerced, cheated

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Temporary Work Visas as Us-Haiti Development Cooperation: A Preliminary Impact Evaluation

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Feb 2017
Michael A. Clemens and Hannah Postel
Center for Global Development and Princeton University - Office of Population Research (OPR)
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development, policy, aid, assistance, migration, mobility, poverty, guest work, agriculture, farm

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Migration and Household Finances: How a Different Framing Can Improve Thinking About Migration

Development Policy Review, Vol. 38, Issue 1, pp. 3-27, 2020
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 07 May 2020
Michael A. Clemens and Timothy Ogden
Center for Global Development and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
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development, finance, investment, migration, mobility, remittances

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Why Do Programmers Earn More in Houston than Hyderabad? Evidence from Randomized Processing of US Visas

American Economic Review, Vol. 103, No. 3, 2013
Posted: 25 Nov 2014
Michael A. Clemens
Center for Global Development

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Who Protected and Why? Tariffs the World Around 1870-1938

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 05 Aug 2003
University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy, Center for Global Development and Harvard University - Department of Economics, Laird Bell Professor of Economics, Emeritus
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