Simposio de discusión del libro "Growth, Employment, Inequality, and the Environment: Unity of Knowledge in Economics"
Some immigrants try to keep their ethnicity hidden while others become ever deeply more mired in their home culture. We argue that among immigrants this struggle manifests itself in the ethnic goods they choose to consume. We examine the phenomenon of forsaken schooling as a result of opportunities abroad. The brain-drain/gain literature takes as its starting point the migration of educated/professional labor from poor origin countries to richer host countries. While high-skilled migration is worrisome, many international migrants accept low-skilled positions in host countries.