Logo - springer
Slogan - springer

Economics - Population Economics | How Labor Migrants Fare

How Labor Migrants Fare

Zimmermann, Klaus F., Constant, Amelie (Eds.)

2004, VI, 424 p. 34 illus., 114 tabs.

Available Formats:
eBook
Information

Springer eBooks may be purchased by end-customers only and are sold without copy protection (DRM free). Instead, all eBooks include personalized watermarks. This means you can read the Springer eBooks across numerous devices such as Laptops, eReaders, and tablets.

You can pay for Springer eBooks with Visa, Mastercard, American Express or Paypal.

After the purchase you can directly download the eBook file or read it online in our Springer eBook Reader. Furthermore your eBook will be stored in your MySpringer account. So you can always re-download your eBooks.

 
$119.00

(net) price for USA

ISBN 978-3-540-24753-1

digitally watermarked, no DRM

Included Format: PDF

download immediately after purchase


learn more about Springer eBooks

add to marked items

Hardcover
Information

Hardcover version

You can pay for Springer Books with Visa, Mastercard, American Express or Paypal.

Standard shipping is free of charge for individual customers.

 
$169.00

(net) price for USA

ISBN 978-3-540-00665-7

free shipping for individuals worldwide

usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days


add to marked items

Softcover
Information

Softcover (also known as softback) version.

You can pay for Springer Books with Visa, Mastercard, American Express or Paypal.

Standard shipping is free of charge for individual customers.

 
$149.00

(net) price for USA

ISBN 978-3-642-53448-5

free shipping for individuals worldwide

usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days


add to marked items

  • About this book

 In the globalized economy, labor migration has become of central importance. A key issue in the analysis of immigration is how the migrants fare in the economy in which they migrate, and how they assimilate towards the behavior of the natives. Using data from the United States, Canada, many European countries, Australia and New Zealand, the chapters study the developments of earnings, employment, unemployment, self-employment, occupational choices and educational attainment after migration. The book also investigates the role of language in labor market integration and examines the situation of illegal, legalized and unwilling migrants. Policy effects are also studied: Among those are the effects of selection criteria of labor market success and the effects immigrants have on the public sector budget of the receiving country. Hence, the book provides a broad picture of the performance of migrants.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Assimilation - Generation - Integration - Labor Migration - Selecting Migrants - Unemployment - earnings - education - labor market - labour market - migrants - migration - mobility - public policy - sweden

Related subjects » Labor Economics - Population Economics - Social Sciences

Table of contents 

I Introduction.- How do labor migrants fare?.- II Migration and Eamings.- Natives and migrants in the London labour market, 1929–1931.- How much did immigrant “quality” decline in late nineteenth century America?.- Earnings assimilation of immigrants in Norway — A reappraisal.- Self-selection, earnings, and out-migration: A longitudinal study of immigrants to Germany.- Comparing migrants to non-migrants: The case of Dutch migration to New Zealand.- III Employment, Unemployment, Self-Employment and Occupational Success.- Declining employment success of immigrant males in Sweden: Observed or unobserved characteristics?.- The employment adjustment of male immigrants in England.- The English language fluency and occupational success of ethnic minority immigrant men living in English metropolitan areas.- Labor market assimilation and the self-employment decision of immigrant entrepreneurs.- IV Linguistic Issues and Educational Attainment.- Immigrant earnings: Language skills, linguistic concentrations and the business cycle.- Cohort effects in the educational attainment of second generation immigrants in Germany: An analysis of census data.- V Illegal, Legalized and Unwilling Migrants.- Language skills and earnings among legalized aliens.- Undocumented workers in the labor market: An analysis of the earnings of legal and illegal Mexican immigrants in the United States.- IRCA’s impact on the occupational concentration and mobility of newly-legalized Mexican men.- Aboriginals as unwilling immigrants: Contact, assimilation and labour market outcomes.- VI Policy Issues: Selection Criteria and Public Sector Effects.- Public policy and the labor market adjustment of new immigrants to Australia.- Immigrants and the public sector budget — accounting exercises for Sweden.

Popular Content within this publication 

 

Articles

Read this Book on Springerlink

Services for this book

New Book Alert

Get alerted on new Springer publications in the subject area of Population Economics.