How Labor Migrants Fare

ISBN: 978-3-642-53448-5 (Print) 978-3-540-24753-1 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-VI

  2. Introduction

    1. No Access

      Chapter

      Pages 1-11

      How do labor migrants fare?

  3. Migration and Eamings

    1. No Access

      Chapter

      Pages 13-35

      Natives and migrants in the London labour market, 1929–1931

    2. No Access

      Chapter

      Pages 37-53

      How much did immigrant “quality” decline in late nineteenth century America?

    3. No Access

      Chapter

      Pages 55-71

      Earnings assimilation of immigrants in Norway — A reappraisal

    4. No Access

      Chapter

      Pages 73-95

      Self-selection, earnings, and out-migration: A longitudinal study of immigrants to Germany

    5. No Access

      Chapter

      Pages 97-119

      Comparing migrants to non-migrants: The case of Dutch migration to New Zealand

  4. Employment, Unemployment, Self-Employment and Occupational Success

    1. No Access

      Chapter

      Pages 121-137

      Declining employment success of immigrant males in Sweden: Observed or unobserved characteristics?

    2. No Access

      Chapter

      Pages 139-166

      The employment adjustment of male immigrants in England

    3. No Access

      Chapter

      Pages 167-190

      The English language fluency and occupational success of ethnic minority immigrant men living in English metropolitan areas

    4. No Access

      Chapter

      Pages 191-222

      Labor market assimilation and the self-employment decision of immigrant entrepreneurs

  5. Linguistic Issues and Educational Attainment

    1. No Access

      Chapter

      Pages 223-249

      Immigrant earnings: Language skills, linguistic concentrations and the business cycle

    2. No Access

      Chapter

      Pages 251-277

      Cohort effects in the educational attainment of second generation immigrants in Germany: An analysis of census data

  6. Illegal, Legalized and Unwilling Migrants

    1. No Access

      Chapter

      Pages 279-305

      Language skills and earnings among legalized aliens

    2. No Access

      Chapter

      Pages 307-332

      Undocumented workers in the labor market: An analysis of the earnings of legal and illegal Mexican immigrants in the United States

    3. No Access

      Chapter

      Pages 333-350

      IRCA’s impact on the occupational concentration and mobility of newly-legalized Mexican men

    4. No Access

      Chapter

      Pages 351-375

      Aboriginals as unwilling immigrants: Contact, assimilation and labour market outcomes

  7. Policy Issues: Selection Criteria and Public Sector Effects

    1. No Access

      Chapter

      Pages 377-403

      Public policy and the labor market adjustment of new immigrants to Australia

    2. No Access

      Chapter

      Pages 405-424

      Immigrants and the public sector budget — accounting exercises for Sweden