Immigrant Inflows, Native Outflows, and the Local Labor Market Impacts of Higher Immigration
Journal of Labor Economics, 2001, vol. 19, issue 1, 22-64
This article uses 1990 census data to study the effects of immigrant inflows on occupation-specific labor market outcomes. I find that intercity mobility rates of natives and earlier immigrants are insensitive to immigrant inflows. However, occupation-specific wages and employment rates are systematically lower in cities with higher relative supplies of workers in a given occupation. The results imply that immigrant inflows over the 1980s reduced wages and employment rates of low-skilled natives in traditional gateway cities like Miami and Los Angeles by 1-3 percentage points. Copyright 2001 by University of Chicago Press.
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Working Paper: Immigrant Inflows, Native Outflows, and the Local Labor Market Impacts of Higher Immigration (1997)
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