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Immigration, Trade, and the Labor Market

Immigration, Trade, and the Labor Market


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780226000954
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 06/28/1991
Series: National Bureau of Economic Research Project Report Series
Edition description: 1
Pages: 442
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Richard B. Freeman is the Herbert Ascherman Professor of Economics at Harvard University and is a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

Table of Contents

Introduction and Summary
John M. Abowd and Richard B. Freeman
I. Immigration Flows and Performance in the United States
1. Immigration and Self-Selection
George J. Borjas
2. Undocumented Mexican-born Workers in the United States: How Many, How Permanent?
George J. Borjas, Richard B. Freeman, and Kevin Lang
3. The Effect of Policy Restrictions on Capital and Labor Flows in Mexico
Juan Diez-Canedo R.
4. Internal Migration of U.S. Immigrants
Ann P. Bartel and Marianne J. Koch
5. Migration, Ethnicity, and Labor Force Activity
Marth Tienda and Franklin D. Wilson
II. Impact of Immigration, Trade, and Capital Flows on the U.S. Labor Market
6. Labor Market Adjustments to Increased Immigration
Robert J. LaLonde and Robert H. Topel
7. The Effects of Immigration on the Labor Market Outcomes of Less-skilled Natives
Joseph G. Altonji and David Card
8. Industrial Wage and Employment Determination in an Open Economy
Richard B. Freeman and Lawrence F. Katz
9. Foreign-Owned Businesses in the United States
Jonathan S. Leonard and Rachel McCulloch
10. Immigration, International Trade, and the Wages of Native Workers
Peter Kuhn and Ian Wooton
11. Immigrants, Labor Market Pressures, and the Composition of the Aggregate Demand
Susan M. Collins
III. Comparative Experiences: Canada and Australia
12. An Analysis of the Earnings of Canadian Immigrants
David E. Bloom and Marley Gunderson
13. The Effects of International Competition on Collective Bargaining Outcomes: A Comparison of the United States and Canada
John M. Abowd and Thomas Lemieux
14. Male Immigrant Wage and Unemployment Experience in Australia
John J. Beggs and Bruce J. Chapman
15. Why are Low-skilled Immigrants in the United States Poorly Paid Relative to Their Australian Counterparts? Some of the Issues Illustrated in the Context of the Footwear, Clothing, and Textile Industries
R. G. Gregory, R. Anstie, and E. Klug
Appendix: The NBER Immigration, Trade, and Labor Markets Data Files
John M. Abowd
List of Contributors
Author Index
Subject Index

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