The Immigration Debate: Studies on the Economic, Demographic, and Fiscal Effects of Immigration / Edition 1

The Immigration Debate: Studies on the Economic, Demographic, and Fiscal Effects of Immigration / Edition 1

by James P. Smith, Barry Edmonston, Panel on the Demographic and Economic Impacts of Immigration, National Research Council
     
 

ISBN-10: 0309059984

ISBN-13: 9780309059985

Pub. Date: 03/31/1998

Publisher: National Academies Press

The New Americans (NRC 1997) presents an analysis of the economic gains and losses from immigration--for the nation, states, and local areas--providing a scientific foundation for public discussion and policymaking. This companion book of systematic research presents nine original and synthesis papers with detailed data and analysis that support and extend

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The New Americans (NRC 1997) presents an analysis of the economic gains and losses from immigration--for the nation, states, and local areas--providing a scientific foundation for public discussion and policymaking. This companion book of systematic research presents nine original and synthesis papers with detailed data and analysis that support and extend the work in the first book and point the way for future work. The Immigration Debate includes case studies of the fiscal effects of immigration in New Jersey and California, studies of the impact of immigration on population redistribution and on crime in the United States, and much more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780309059985
Publisher:
National Academies Press
Publication date:
03/31/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
472
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

1Introduction1
2An Economic Framework for Assessing the Fiscal Impacts of Immigration13
3Fiscal Impacts of Immigrant and Native Households: A New Jersey Case Study66
4The Fiscal Impacts of Immigrants: A California Case Study120
5The Current Fiscal Impact of Immigrants and Their Descendants: Beyond the Immigrant Household183
6Immigrants and Natives in General Equilibrium Trade Models206
7Labor Market Outcomes of Female Immigrants in the United States239
8Historical Background to Current Immigration Issues289
9Immigration and Crime in the United States367
10The Impact of Recent Immigration on Population Redistribution Within the United States388
Index449

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