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Immigration: the link to international trade in services


Two notable features of globalisation are the growth of immigration and the growth of international trade in services. Exploring links between these phenomena, Gianmarco Ottaviano, Giovanni Peri and Greg Wright find that immigrants play a key role in promoting UK exports of business and legal services - not just to their home countries but across the world.


Gianmarco Ottaviano, Giovanni Peri and Greg C. Wright

6 November 2015     Paper Number CEPCP459

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This CentrePiece article is published under the centre's Trade programme.

This publication comes under the following theme: Trade Policy and barriers to International Economic Integration