Sabanci University, Turkey, and IZA, Germany
IZA World of Labor role
Author, Topic spokesperson
Faculty Member, Sabanci University, Turkey
Immigration, education, intergenerational mobility
Senior Economist, Statistics Canada
PhD Economics, University of Western Ontario, 2003
“Explaining the deteriorating entry earnings of Canada’s immigrant cohorts: 1966-2000.” Canadian Journal of Economics 38:2 (2005): 641–671 (with M. Skuterud).
“Cross-country variation in the impact of international migration: Canada, Mexico, and the United States.” Journal of the European Economic Association 5:4 (2007): 663–708 (with G. Borjas).
“Global labour markets, return and onward migration.” Canadian Journal of Economics 41:4 (2008): 1285–1311 (with C. Robinson).
“Intergenerational earnings mobility among the children of Canadian immigrants.” Review of Economics and Statistics 91:2 (2009): 377–397 (with M. Corak and W.-H. Chen).
“Attenuation bias in measuring the wage impact of immigration.” Journal of Labor Economics 29:1 (2011): 69–112 (with G. Borjas).
Skill-based immigration, economic integration, and economic performance Updated
Benefiting from highly skilled immigrants requires a complementary mix of immigrant selection and economic integration policiesAbdurrahman B. Aydemir, June 2020There is increasing global competition for high-skilled immigrants, as countries intensify efforts to attract a larger share of the world's talent pool. In this environment, high-skill immigrants are becoming increasingly selective in their choices between alternative destinations. Studies for major immigrant-receiving countries that provide evidence on the comparative economic performance of immigrant classes (skill-, kinship-, and humanitarian-based) show that skill-based immigrants perform better in the labor market. However, there are serious challenges to their economic integration, which highlights a need for complementary immigration and integration policies.MoreLess