The Role of the Family in Immigrants' Labor-Market Activity: Evidence from the United States
Francine D. Blau
Lawrence M. Kahn
Joan Y. Moriarty
Andre Portela Souza
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,...