Immigration, Trade, and the Labor Market

John M. Abowd and Richard B. Freeman, editors

Conference held September 11-12, 1987
Published in January 1991 by University of Chicago Press
© 1991 by the National Bureau of Economic Research

NBER Program(s):LS, ITI

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441 pages
ISBN: 0-226-00095-8

Table of Contents

Front matter, table of contents, preface: John M. Abowd, Richard B. Freeman (p. -12 - 0) (bibliographic info) (download)
Introduction and Summary: John M. Abowd, Richard B. Freeman (p. 1 - 26) (bibliographic info) (download)
1. Immigration and Self-Selection: George J. Borjas (p. 29 - 76) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
2. Undocumented Mexican-born Workers in the United States: How Many, How Permanent?: George J. Borjas, Richard B. Freeman, Kevin Lang (p. 77 - 100) (bibliographic info) (download)
3. The Effect of Policy Restrictions on Capital and Labor Flows in Mexico: Juan Diez-Canedo R. (p. 101 - 119) (bibliographic info) (download)
4. Internal Migration of U.S. Immigrants: Ann P. Bartel, Marianne J. Koch (p. 121 - 134) (bibliographic info) (download)
5. Migration, Ethnicity, and Labor Force Activity: Marta Tienda, Franklin D. Wilson (p. 135 - 163) (bibliographic info) (download)
6. Labor Market Adjustments to Increased Immigration: Robert J. LaLonde, Robert H. Topel (p. 167 - 199) (bibliographic info) (download)
7. The Effects of Immigration on the Labor Market Outcomes of Less-skilled Natives: Joseph G. Altonji, David Card (p. 201 - 234) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
8. Industrial Wage and Employment Determination in an Open Economy: Richard B. Freeman, Lawrence F. Katz (p. 235 - 259) (bibliographic info) (download)
9. Foreign-Owned Businesses in the United States: Jonathan S. Leonard, Rachel McCulloch (p. 261 - 283) (bibliographic info) (download)
10. Immigration, International Trade, and the Wages of Native Workers: Peter Kuhn, Ian Wooton (p. 285 - 304) (bibliographic info) (download)
11. Immigrants, Labor Market Pressures, and the Composition of the Aggregate Demand: Susan M. Collins (p. 305 - 318) (bibliographic info) (download)
12. An Analysis of the Earnings of Canadian Immigrants: David E. Bloom, Morley Gunderson (p. 321 - 342) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
13. The Effects of International Competition on Collective Bargaining Outcomes: A Comparison of the United States and Canada: John M. Abowd, Thomas Lemieux (p. 343 - 367) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
14. Male Immigrant Wage and Unemployment Experience in Australia: John J. Beggs, Bruce Chapman (p. 369 - 384) (bibliographic info) (download)
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, Edward Klug (p. 385 - 406) (bibliographic info) (download)
Appendix: The NBER Immigration, Trade, and Labor Markets Data Files: John M. Abowd (p. 407 - 421) (bibliographic info) (download)
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