Serving America's newcomers
- International factor migration and the U.S. Thompson, Henry; Clark, Don P. // Atlantic Economic Journal;Jun90, Vol. 18 Issue 2, Number 2 p74
Examines the economic implications of international migration in the United States. Comparative static effects of migrating capital; Issues of immigration and income distribution in a general equilibrium model; Income distribution due to factor migration.
- Drastic immigration reduction: A win-win proposition. Ling-Ling, Yeh // National Minority Politics;Aug95, Vol. 7 Issue 8, p28
Calls on Washington, D.C. leaders to develop a long-term, responsible immigration policy that would reflect American minorities' economic realities and resource availability. Adverse economic impact of immigration on minorities; Mass immigration's impact on American professionals; Curbing...
- How do immigrants fare in the U.S. labor market? Meisenheimer II, Joseph R. // Monthly Labor Review;Dec92, Vol. 115 Issue 12, p3
States that recent immigrants earn less and have higher jobless rates than do earlier postwar immigrants and United States natives and that educational attainment and English fluency are important factors for success in the labor market. Data source and technical issues; Labor force...
- The economic and labor market effects of immigration on the United States. Papademetriou, Demetrios G. // National Forum;Summer94, Vol. 74 Issue 3, p17
Discusses the effects of immigration on the United States economy. Aggregate economic effects; Labor market effects; Positive effects of immigration on the country's international competitiveness; Sectoral effects; Job creation.
- Liberalized immigration as free trade: Economic welfare and the optimal immigration policy. Chang, Howard F. // University of Pennsylvania Law Review;May97, Vol. 145 Issue 5, p1147
Suggests that the immigration restrictions in the United States bear little resemblance to those that would maximize either national or global economic welfare. Effects of immigration through the labor market; External effects of immigration; Optimal tariff on skilled and unskilled immigrants;...
- Mexican migration to the United States: A critical review. Durand, Jorge; Massey, Douglas S. // Latin American Research Review;1992, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p3
Examines the number of Mexican migrants to the United States and the quantity of their monetary remittances to Mexico, and suggests that once rhetoric is separated from fact and analysis from opinion, the various estimates are actually relatively communities that send migrants to the US;...
- Rejoinder to Daily, Ehrlich, and Ehrlich: Immigration and population policy in the United States. Lytwak, Edward P.; Bartlett, Albert A. // Population & Environment;Jul95, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p527
Reviews the paper `Population and Immigration Policy in the United States,' by Gretchen Daily, and Anne and Paul Ehrlich, in the light of problems encountered by the United States due to immigration and overpopulation.
- Immigration-fueled U.S. population growth is `Spoiler' in economic, social and environmental effors. Beck, Roy // Population & Environment;May97, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p483
Focuses on the United States' immigration population growth in economic, social and environmental efforts. What resulted in the massive increase in immigration; How the increase immigration population growth, effects the economic costs of the United States; Indepth look at four of America's...
- The economic cost of immigration. Thomas, Rich; Murr, Andrew // Newsweek;8/9/1993, Vol. 122 Issue 6, p18
Examines the economic cost of immigration to the United States. How in normal times any job loss caused by immigrants is offset by the creation of new jobs stemming from the immigrants' own work; Competitive capitalism; How the welfare state and the steep decline in skill levels of immigrants...