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The Roles of Immigrants and Foreign Students in US Science, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship

Ina Ganguli, Shulamit Kahn, Megan MacGarvie, editors

Conference held April 27, 2018
Published in February 2020 by University of Chicago Press
© 2020 by the National Bureau of Economic Research

NBER Program(s):LS, PR, IFM

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237 pages
ISBN: 978-0-226-69562-4

Table of Contents

Introduction: Ina Ganguli, Shulamit Kahn, and Megan MacGarvie (p. 1 - 14) (bibliographic info)
1. Return Migrants' Self-Selection: Evidence for Indian Inventors: Stefano Breschi, Francesco Lissoni, Ernest Miguelez (p. 17 - 48) (bibliographic info) (Working Paper version)
2. Will the US Keep the Best and the Brightest (as Postdocs)? Career and Location Preferences of Foreign STEM PhDs: Ina Ganguli, Patrick Gaulé (p. 49 - 69) (bibliographic info) (Working Paper version)
3. High-Skill Immigration, Innovation, and Creative Destruction: Gaurav Khanna, Munseob Lee (p. 73 - 98) (bibliographic info) (Working Paper version)
4. New Data and Facts on H-1B Workers across Firms: Anna Maria Mayda, Francesc Ortega, Giovanni Peri, Kevin Shih, Chad Sparber (p. 99 - 121) (bibliographic info)
5. Immigration and Invention: Does Language Matter?: Kirk Doran, Chungeun Yoon (p. 123 - 145) (bibliographic info)
6. Immigrant Entrepreneurs and Innovation in the US High-Tech Sector: J. David Brown, John S. Earle, Mee Jung Kim, Kyung Min Lee (p. 149 - 171) (bibliographic info) (Working Paper version)
7. Immigrant Networking and Collaboration: Survey Evidence from CIC: Sari Pekkala Kerr, William R. Kerr (p. 173 - 205) (bibliographic info) (Working Paper version)
8. Are Foreign STEM PhDs More Entrepreneurial? Entrepreneurial Characteristics, Preferences, and Employment Outcomes of Native and Foreign Science and Engineering PhD Students: Michael Roach, Henry Sauermann, John Skrentny (p. 207 - 228) (bibliographic info)
 
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