The Role of the Family in Immigrants' Labor-Market Activity: Evidence from the United States

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Francine D. Blau ; Lawrence M. Kahn ; Joan Y. Moriarty ; Andre Portela Souza (2002)
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We use Census of Population microdata for 1980 and 1990 to examine the labor supply and wages of immigrant husbands and wives in the United States in a family context. Earlier research by Baker and Benjamin (1997) posits a family investment model in which, upon arrival,... View more
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