NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Attenuation Bias in Measuring the Wage Impact of Immigration

Abdurrahman Aydemir, George J. Borjas

NBER Working Paper No. 16229
Issued in July 2010

---- Acknowledgements -----

We are grateful to Joshua Angrist, Sue Dynarski, Richard Freeman, Daniel Hamermesh, Larry Katz, Robert Moffitt, Jeffrey Smith, Douglas Staiger, and especially to Alberto Abadie for helpful comments and suggestions on earlier drafts of this paper. Most of the work on this article was completed while Dr. Aydemir was employed at Statistics Canada in Ottawa, Canada. The authors are grateful to Statistics Canada for their invaluable research support. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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