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  • Optimal Design of an Immigration Points System 

    McHale, John; Rogers, Keith (National University of Ireland, Galway, 2009-09)
    There is growing interest in the United States and elsewhere in the use of a points-based system for selecting immigrants on the basis of their observed human capital. This paper explores the design of an optimal skills-based ...
  • Selecting Economic Immigrants: A Statistical Approach 

    McHale, John; Rogers, Keith (National University of Ireland, Galway, 2009-09)
    There is growing international interest in a Canadian-style points system for selecting economic immigrants. Although existing points systems are influenced by the human capital literature, the findings have traditionally ...