Migration and human capital in Brazil during the 1990s
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Published by World Bank in Washington, D.C .
Written in English



  • Brazil,
  • Brazil.


  • Migration, Internal -- Brazil.,
  • Human capital -- Brazil.,
  • Brazil -- Economic conditions -- 1985- -- Regional disparities.

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Edition Notes

StatementDorte Verner and Norbert M. Fiess.
SeriesPolicy research working paper ;, 3093, Policy research working papers (Online) ;, 3093.
ContributionsFiess, Norbert M., World Bank.
LC ClassificationsHG3881.5.W57
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
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Open LibraryOL3285538M
LC Control Number2003616196

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Migration and Human Capital in Brazil during the s Norbert M. Fiess Dorte Verner The World Bank [email protected] [email protected] The authors would like to thank Patricio Arcola, Dorte Domeland, Indermit Gill, and John Redwood for. Migration and Human Capital in Brazil during the s Norbert M. Fiess Dorte Verner The World Bank [email protected] [email protected] World Bank Policy Research Working Paper , July The Policy Research Working Paper Series disseminates the findings of work in progress to encourage the exchange of ideas about development issues. Fiess, Norbert M. & Verner, Dorte, "Migration and human capital in Brazil during the s," Policy Research Working Paper Series , The World Claudia Goldin, Human Capital 2/23/ fraction of the growth of income per capita in U.S. history the residual has increased from about 57 percent for the to period to around 85 percent for the to s period.4 The residual can be reduced by about 20 percent for the to s period by.

Brazil 's economy has shown significant strength since the s after in Brazil is the complete lack of human capital to draw on Human Capital and Infrastructure Development. Immigration to Brazil is the movement to Brazil of foreign peoples to reside permanently. It should not be confused with the colonisation of the country by the Portuguese, or with the forcible bringing of people from Africa as slaves.. Throughout its history, Brazil has always been a recipient of immigrants, but this began to gain importance in the late 19th century and throughout the 20th. SOCIAL CAPITAL AND MIGRATION. In the migration literature, migrant social capital is commonly understood as information about or direct assistance with migrating provided by prior migrants that decreases the costs of moving for potential migrants (Massey and Espinosa ; Massey and García-España ; Massey and Zenteno ).Potential migrants access these resources through migrant Cited by: Migration in the region during the s was marked by large refugee and internally displaced populations, rapid depopulation of regions and countries whose economies were no longer viable under new conditions, migration to outside the region for the first time, large flows of diaspora populations migrating to their ethnic homelands, and new.

IOM in Brazil On 18 August , the President of the Federative Republic of Brazil Dilma Rousseff enacted Decree No. 8, regarding IOM’s legal position in the country, granting privileges and immunities. This decree has allowed IOM to open an office in .   Immigration, as a source of population growth, is traditionally associated, by neoclassical economics, with negative output and growth effects for the host economy in per capita terms. This paper explores how different these effects can be when the human capital brought in by immigrants upon arrival is explicitly considered in a Solow growth model augmented by human capital and by: Immigration is the international movement of people to a destination country of which they are not natives or where they do not possess citizenship in order to settle as permanent residents or naturalized citizens.. As for economic effects, research suggests that migration is beneficial both to the receiving and sending countries. Research, with few exceptions, finds that immigration on. Alexandre Rands Barros, in Roots of Brazilian Relative Economic Backwardness, Perfect Capital Mobility Among Countries. Capital mobility plays a major role in the whole argument of this book, thus it deserved a whole section in the previous chapter and no further discussion is pursued here. It is worth noting that the second half of the 19th century is normally taken as the golden.