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Immigration and the Work Force: Economic Consequences for the United States and Source Areas

George J. Borjas and Richard B. Freeman, editors

Conference held January 14-17, 1990
Published in January 1992 by University of Chicago Press
© 1992 by the National Bureau of Economic Research

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290 pp. pages
ISBN: 0-226-06633-9

Table of Contents

Front matter, Immigration and the Work Force :Economic Consequences for the United States and Source Areas: George J. Borjas, Richard B. Freeman (p. -12 - 0) (bibliographic info) (download)
Introduction and Summary: George J. Borjas, Richard B. Freeman (p. 1 - 16) (bibliographic info) (download)
1. National Origin and the Skills of Immigrants in the Postwar Period: George J. Borjas (p. 17 - 48) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
2. Out-Migration and Return Migration of Puerto Ricans: Fernando Ramos (p. 49 - 66) (bibliographic info) (download)
3. The Assimilation of Immigrants in the U. S. Labor Market: Robert J. LaLonde, Robert H. Topel (p. 67 - 92) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
4. The Fertility of Immigrant Women: Evidence from High-Fertility Source Countries : Francine D. Blau (p. 93 - 134) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
5. Mass Emigration, Remittances, and Economic Adjustment: The Case of El Salvador in the 1980s: Edward Funkhouser (p. 135 - 176) (bibliographic info) (download)
6. When the Minimum Wage Really Bites: The Effect of the U.S.-Level Minimum on Puerto Rico: Alida Castillo-Freeman, Richard B. Freeman (p. 177 - 212) (bibliographic info) (download)
7. On the Labor Market Effects of Immigration and Trade: George J. Borjas, Richard B. Freeman, Lawrence F. Katz (p. 213 - 244) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
8. The Effect of Immigrant Arrivals on Migratory Patterns of Native Workers: Randall Filer (p. 245 - 270) (bibliographic info) (download)
List of Contributors, Indexes: George J. Borjas, Richard B. Freeman (p. 271 - 282) (bibliographic info) (download)
 
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