Online article: Basic relationships between human capital, migration and labour markets in the Western Balkans

Online article: Basic relationships between human capital, migration and labour markets in the Western Balkans: An econometric investigation by Mara et al.

The high outward mobility that characterises the countries in the Western Balkan region—already for three decades—is often seen as tightly linked to labour market imbalances and persistently low utilisation of human capital over time. To shed light on these issues we analysed the effects of labour market determinants and human capital endowment on migration and vice versa by estimating simultaneously a system of equations that accounted for such relationships in the context of WB countries. Read more