Do immigrants improve the health of native workers?

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Giuntella, Osea;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Bonn: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
  • Journal: IZA World of Labor, issue November, pages 1-10
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.15185/izawol.102
  • Subject: immigration | J61 | immigration, occupational choice, job quality, health | occupational choice | health | I12 | J24 | job quality
    • jel: jel:J61 | jel:J24 | jel:I12
      ddc: ddc:330

Public debate on immigration focuses on its effects on wages and employment, yet the discussion typically fails to consider the effects of immigration on working conditions that affect workers' health. There is growing evidence that immigrants are more likely than nativ... View more
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