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The Roles of Immigrants and Foreign Students in U.S. Science, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship

Ina Ganguli, Shulamit Kahn, Megan MacGarvie, editors

Conference held April 27, 2018
Forthcoming from University of Chicago Press


The following chapters are preliminary drafts unless otherwise noted. They have not yet been subjected to the formal review process of the NBER. This page will be updated as individual chapters are revised.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Ina Ganguli, Shulamit Kahn, and Megan MacGarvie (bibliographic info) (download) version of February 26, 2019
1. Return Migrants' Self-selection: Evidence for Indian Inventors: Stefano Breschi, Francesco Lissoni, Ernest Miguelez (bibliographic info) (download) version of February 26, 2019 (Working Paper version)
2. Will the U.S. Keep the Best and the Brightest (as Post-docs)? Career and Location Preferences of Foreign STEM PhDs: Ina Ganguli, Patrick Gaulé (bibliographic info) (download) version of March 13, 2019 (Working Paper version)
3. High-Skill Immigration, Innovation, and Creative Destruction: Gaurav Khanna, Munseob Lee (bibliographic info) (download) version of January 24, 2019 (Working Paper version)
4. New Data and Facts on H-1B Workers across Firms: Anna Maria Mayda, Francesc Ortega, Giovanni Peri, Kevin Y. Shih, Chad Sparber (bibliographic info) (download) version of October 11, 2018
5. Immigration and Invention: Does Language Matter?: Kirk Doran, Chungeun Yoon (bibliographic info) (download) version of February 26, 2019
6. Immigrant Entrepreneurs and Innovation in the U.S. High-Tech Sector: J. David Brown, John S. Earle, Mee Jung Kim, Kyung Min Lee (bibliographic info) (download) version of February 14, 2019 (Working Paper version)
7. Immigrant Networking and Collaboration: Survey Evidence from CIC: Sari Pekkala Kerr, William R. Kerr (bibliographic info) (download) version of February 22, 2019 (Working Paper version)
8. Are Foreign STEM Ph.D.s More Entrepreneurial? Entrepreneurial Characteristics, Preferences, and Employment Outcomes of Native and Foreign Science and Engineering Ph.D. Students: Michael Roach, Henry Sauermann, John Skrentny (bibliographic info) (download) version of February 22, 2019
 
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