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Immigration and the work force [electronic resource] : economic consequences for the United States and source areas / edited by George J. Borjas and Richard B. Freeman.

Contributor(s): Borjas, George J | Freeman, Richard B. (Richard Barry), 1943-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: National Bureau of Economic Research project report: Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1992Description: 1 online resource (ix, 281 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780226066707 (electronic bk.); 0226066703 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Foreign workers -- United States | Labor market -- United States | Emigrant remittances | Trabajo -- Oferta -- EE. UU | Travailleurs �etrangers -- �Etats-Unis | March�e du travail -- �Etats-Unis | Envois de fonds des �emigrants | �Emigration et immigration -- Aspect �economique | Envois de fonds | Travailleurs �etrangers -- �Etats-Unis | March�e du travail -- �Etats-Unis | Einwanderer | Arbeitsmarkt | USA | Immigrants Employment | United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Immigration and the work force.DDC classification: 331.6/2/0973 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
National origin and the skills of immigrants in the postwar period / George J. Borjas -- Out-migration and return migration of Puerto Ricans / Fernando A. Ramos -- The assimilation of immigrants in the U.S. labor market / Robert J. LaLonde and Robert H. Topel -- The fertility of immigrant women : evidence from high-fertility source countries / Francine D. Blau -- Mass emigration, remittances, and economic adjustment : the case of El Salvador in the 1980s / Edward Funkhouser -- When the minimum wage really bites : the effect of the U.S.-level minimum on Puerto Rico / Alida J. Castillo-Freeman and Richard B. Freeman -- On the labor market effects of immigration and trade / George J. Borjas, Richard B. Freeman, and Lawrence F. Katz -- The effect of immigrant arrivals on migratory patterns of native workers / Randall K. Filer.
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National origin and the skills of immigrants in the postwar period / George J. Borjas -- Out-migration and return migration of Puerto Ricans / Fernando A. Ramos -- The assimilation of immigrants in the U.S. labor market / Robert J. LaLonde and Robert H. Topel -- The fertility of immigrant women : evidence from high-fertility source countries / Francine D. Blau -- Mass emigration, remittances, and economic adjustment : the case of El Salvador in the 1980s / Edward Funkhouser -- When the minimum wage really bites : the effect of the U.S.-level minimum on Puerto Rico / Alida J. Castillo-Freeman and Richard B. Freeman -- On the labor market effects of immigration and trade / George J. Borjas, Richard B. Freeman, and Lawrence F. Katz -- The effect of immigrant arrivals on migratory patterns of native workers / Randall K. Filer.

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