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The Resource Friends or strangers : the impact of immigrants on the U.S. economy, George J. Borjas

Friends or strangers : the impact of immigrants on the U.S. economy, George J. Borjas

Label
Friends or strangers : the impact of immigrants on the U.S. economy
Title
Friends or strangers
Title remainder
the impact of immigrants on the U.S. economy
Statement of responsibility
George J. Borjas
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
From back: "Who should come to America? Do immigrants take away jobs? Do they lower wages? Are we losing the race fo rthe most skilled immigratns? One of our leading authorities on immigration caut through the cloud of emotion and ideology that surrounds this topic to provide a convincing argumetn that America must become more competative in teh 'immigration market' in order ot attrack more skilled foreigners to our country."
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Borjas, George J
Dewey number
331.6/2/0973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
JV6471
LC item number
.B674 1990
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • statistics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Foreign workers
  • Labor supply
  • Marché du travail
  • Travailleurs étrangers
  • États-Unis
  • Travailleurs étrangers
  • Marché du travail
  • États-Unis
  • Emigration and immigration
  • Foreign workers
  • Labor supply
  • United States
  • Arbeitsmarkt
  • Einwanderung
  • Wirtschaft
  • USA
  • Marché du travail
  • Travailleurs étrangers
  • Émigration et immigration
  • États-Unis
  • Arbeitsmarkt
  • Einwanderung
  • USA
Label
Friends or strangers : the impact of immigrants on the U.S. economy, George J. Borjas
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/fy0709/89043093.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-263)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Who comes: How the immigration market works -- American immigration policy -- Statistical portrait of immigrants -- llegal aliens: The Black Market for immigrants -- The economic impact of immigration -- The impact of immigrants on native earnings and employment -- Assimilation and the earnings of immigrants -- Why are the new immigrants less skilled than the old? -- Employment and poverty in the immigrant population -- Immigration and the Welfare State -- Immigrant entrepreneurship and immigrant enclaves -- The ties that bind: The immigrant family -- American competitiveness in the immigration market -- Implications for policy -- Appendix: differences among national origin groups
Control code
ocm20419215
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 274 p.
Isbn
9780465025671
Lccn
89043093
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o20419215
  • (OCoLC)20419215
Label
Friends or strangers : the impact of immigrants on the U.S. economy, George J. Borjas
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/fy0709/89043093.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-263)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Who comes: How the immigration market works -- American immigration policy -- Statistical portrait of immigrants -- llegal aliens: The Black Market for immigrants -- The economic impact of immigration -- The impact of immigrants on native earnings and employment -- Assimilation and the earnings of immigrants -- Why are the new immigrants less skilled than the old? -- Employment and poverty in the immigrant population -- Immigration and the Welfare State -- Immigrant entrepreneurship and immigrant enclaves -- The ties that bind: The immigrant family -- American competitiveness in the immigration market -- Implications for policy -- Appendix: differences among national origin groups
Control code
ocm20419215
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 274 p.
Isbn
9780465025671
Lccn
89043093
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o20419215
  • (OCoLC)20419215

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