NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Immigration and National Wages: Clarifying the Theory and the Empirics

Gianmarco I.P. Ottaviano, Giovanni Peri

NBER Working Paper No. 14188
Issued in July 2008

---- Acknowledgements -----

Some sections of this paper incorporate methods and procedures contained in the previous NBER Working Paper #12496, "Rethinking the Effect of Immigration on Wages". All estimates are, however, updated and new. We thank David Card, Steve Raphael, and Chad Sparber for very helpful discussions and comments. Greg Wright provided excellent research assistance. Ottaviano gratefully acknowledges funding from the European Commission and MIUR. Peri gratefully acknowledges funding from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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