EconPapers    
Economics at your fingertips  
 

The effect of immigration on convergence dynamics in the US

Licia Ferranna (), Margherita Gerolimetto () and Stefano Magrini ()
Additional contact information
Licia Ferranna: Ca' Foscari University of Venice, Department of Economics

No 2016:27, Working Papers from Department of Economics, University of Venice "Ca' Foscari"

Abstract: This paper analyzes the impact of immigration on the dynamics of the cross-sectional distribution of GSP per capita and per worker. To achieve this we combine different approaches: on the one hand, we establish via Instrumental Variable estimation the effect of the inflow of foreign- born workers on output per worker, employment and population; on the other hand, using the Distribution Dynamics approach, we reconstruct the consequences of migration flows on convergence dynamics across US states.

Keywords: Immigration; Convergence; Distribution Dynamics; Counterfactual Analysis (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: C14 R12 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 34
Date: 2016
New Economics Papers: this item is included in nep-geo and nep-mig
References: View references in EconPapers View complete reference list from CitEc
Citations: Track citations by RSS feed

Downloads: (external link)
http://www.unive.it/pag/fileadmin/user_upload/dipa ... to_magrini_27_16.pdf First version, anno (application/pdf)

Related works:
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.

Export reference: BibTeX RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan) HTML/Text

Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:ven:wpaper:2016:27

Access Statistics for this paper

More papers in Working Papers from Department of Economics, University of Venice "Ca' Foscari" Contact information at EDIRC.
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Geraldine Ludbrook ().

 
Page updated 2022-01-12
Handle: RePEc:ven:wpaper:2016:27