Latinos and the Economy

Integration and Impact in Schools, Labor Markets, and Beyond


ISBN: 978-1-4419-6681-0 (Print) 978-1-4419-6682-7 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-11


  3. K-12 Education

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 13-13

    2. Chapter

      Pages 15-36

      The Hispanic Diaspora and the Public Schools: Educating Hispanics

    3. Chapter

      Pages 37-60

      System of Elections, Latino Representation, and School Policy in Central California Schools

  4. Higher Education

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 61-61

    2. Chapter

      Pages 63-94

      Does Reducing College Costs Improve Educational Outcomes for Undocumented Immigrants? Evidence from State Laws Permitting Undocumented Immigrants to Pay In-State Tuition at State Colleges and Universities

    3. Chapter

      Pages 95-110

      Is There a Link Between Hispanics and First-Generation College Students? The Importance of Exposure to a College-Going Tradition

  5. Legalization and Naturalization

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 111-111

    2. Chapter

      Pages 113-132

      The Effects of Legalization on Migrant Remittances

    3. Chapter

      Pages 133-150

      Naturalization and Its Determinants Among Immigrants from Latin America: The Role of Dual Citizenship Rights

  6. Earnings

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 151-151

    2. Chapter

      Pages 153-167

      The LEP Earnings Penalty Among Hispanic Men in the US: 1980 to 2005

    3. Chapter

      Pages 169-191

      The Minimum Wage and LatinoWorkers

    4. Chapter

      Pages 193-209

      Latino Veterans and Income: Are There Gains from Military Service?

  7. Economic Impacts of Latinos

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 211-211

    2. Chapter

      Pages 213-231

      Do Recent Latino Immigrants Compete for Jobs with Native Hispanics and Earlier Latino Immigrants?1

    3. Chapter

      Pages 233-251

      Immigrants, Hispanics, and the Evolution of Housing Prices in the US

  8. Inter-Generational Incorporation and Economic Outcomes

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 253-253

    2. Chapter

      Pages 255-283

      The Effects of English Proficiency Among Childhood Immigrants: Are Hispanics Different?

    3. Chapter

      Pages 285-320

      Who Remains Mexican? Selective Ethnic Attrition and the Intergenerational Progress of Mexican Americans

  9. Back Matter

    Pages 321-327