Coverart for item
The Resource Legal U.S. immigration : influences on gender, age, and skill composition, Michael J. Greenwood and John M. McDowell

Legal U.S. immigration : influences on gender, age, and skill composition, Michael J. Greenwood and John M. McDowell

Label
Legal U.S. immigration : influences on gender, age, and skill composition
Title
Legal U.S. immigration
Title remainder
influences on gender, age, and skill composition
Statement of responsibility
Michael J. Greenwood and John M. McDowell
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Greenwood, Michael J
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
JV6465
LC item number
.G74 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
McDowell, John M
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Immigrants
  • Human capital
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Legal U.S. immigration : influences on gender, age, and skill composition, Michael J. Greenwood and John M. McDowell
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-271) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Industry-Specific Effects
  • p. 81.
  • 5.
  • Modeling Flows of U.S. Immigration
  • p. 89.
  • Prior Models
  • p. 89.
  • Modeling the Determinants of Migration to the United States
  • p. 93.
  • Differential Economic Opportunities
  • p. 94.
  • p. 10.
  • Migration Costs
  • p. 95.
  • Political Attractiveness and Religion
  • p. 96.
  • U.S. Immigration Policy
  • p. 97.
  • Social Programs in Source Countries
  • p. 98.
  • 6.
  • The
  • Region-Specific Effects
  • Gender Composition of U.S. Immigration
  • p. 113.
  • The
  • Gender Composition Model
  • p. 114.
  • Estimation of the Gender Equation
  • p. 118.
  • 7.
  • The
  • Age Composition of U.S. Immigrants
  • p. 11.
  • p. 131.
  • The
  • Age Composition Model
  • p. 132.
  • The
  • Concept of the Marginal Migrant
  • p. 133.
  • Hypotheses
  • p. 135.
  • Estimation of the Age Composition Equations
  • Studies beyond Production Theory
  • p. 138.
  • All Immigrants
  • p. 139.
  • Immigrants by Gender
  • p. 143.
  • Male and Female Immigrants by Entry Class
  • p. 146.
  • 8.
  • The
  • Skill Composition of U.S. Immigration
  • p. 11.
  • p. 155.
  • The
  • Skill Composition Model
  • p. 156.
  • The
  • Marginal Migrant Once Again
  • p. 156.
  • Hypotheses
  • p. 159.
  • Estimation of the Skill Composition Equation
  • Immigrant Composition and its Importance
  • p. 162.
  • All Immigrants
  • p. 163.
  • Immigrants by Gender
  • p. 169.
  • Male and Female Immigrants by Entry Class
  • p. 174.
  • Factors that Influence U.S. Immigration--Source-Country Characteristics
  • p. 182.
  • Differential Economic Opportunities
  • p. 13.
  • p. 182.
  • Migration Costs
  • p. 188.
  • Political Attractiveness and Religion
  • p. 190.
  • Source-Country Social Programs
  • p. 190.
  • Factors that Influence U.S. Immigration--U.S. Policy
  • p. 193.
  • Policy Options
  • 2.
  • p. 195.
  • Legal Immigration
  • p. 195.
  • Illegal Migration
  • p. 196.
  • Compositional Consequences of U.S. and Canadian Policies
  • p. 198.
  • Implications for U.S. Immigration Policy
  • p. 199.
  • Aspects of the New Law
  • United States Immigration Policy
  • p. 199.
  • Immigration under the New Law
  • p. 202.
  • Implications for Immigration under the Act of 1990
  • p. 206
  • Economic Effects of Immigrants
  • p. 19.
  • A
  • Brief History of U.S. Immigration Policy
  • p. 21.
  • The
  • Immigration Act of 1924
  • p. 23.
  • Immigration and Nationality Act Amendments of 1965
  • p. 24.
  • The
  • p. 2.
  • Immigration Act of 1990
  • p. 27.
  • Recent U.S. Policy
  • p. 29.
  • Immigration Policy and the Composition of Immigration
  • p. 31.
  • 3.
  • A
  • Brief History of U.S. Immigration
  • p. 37.
  • Empirical Measures of the Effects of Immigration
  • Waves of Immigration
  • p. 37.
  • The
  • First Wave
  • p. 37.
  • The
  • Second Wave
  • p. 40.
  • The
  • Third Wave
  • p. 7.
  • p. 41.
  • The
  • Fourth Wave
  • p. 42.
  • Source Regions of Immigrants
  • p. 44.
  • Historical U.S. Immigration: Gender, Age, and Skill
  • p. 45.
  • Gender Composition
  • p. 45.
  • Aggregate Effects
  • Age Composition
  • p. 48.
  • Skill Composition
  • p. 48.
  • 4.
  • The
  • Immigration Data
  • p. 55.
  • Number of Records and Types of Information
  • p. 56.
  • p. 7.
  • Practical Problems
  • p. 60.
  • The
  • Volume of the Data
  • p. 60.
  • Immigrant Source Countries
  • p. 61.
  • Periodicity of the Data
  • p. 61.
  • Refugees
  • Subgroup Effects
  • p. 61.
  • Age Detail
  • p. 66.
  • Occupational Information
  • p. 66.
  • Flaws in the INS Data
  • p. 69.
  • Missing Records for 1979
  • p. 69.
  • Missing Information for Certain Years
  • p. 9.
  • p. 69.
  • General Assessment of the INS Data
  • p. 73.
  • Composition of U.S. Immigration, 1972-1991
  • p. 73.
  • Immigrant Gender
  • p. 74.
  • Immigrant Age
  • p. 77.
  • Skill Composition
Control code
41951194
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xii, 295 pages
Isbn
9780880991902
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
99038679
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Legal U.S. immigration : influences on gender, age, and skill composition, Michael J. Greenwood and John M. McDowell
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-271) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Industry-Specific Effects
  • p. 81.
  • 5.
  • Modeling Flows of U.S. Immigration
  • p. 89.
  • Prior Models
  • p. 89.
  • Modeling the Determinants of Migration to the United States
  • p. 93.
  • Differential Economic Opportunities
  • p. 94.
  • p. 10.
  • Migration Costs
  • p. 95.
  • Political Attractiveness and Religion
  • p. 96.
  • U.S. Immigration Policy
  • p. 97.
  • Social Programs in Source Countries
  • p. 98.
  • 6.
  • The
  • Region-Specific Effects
  • Gender Composition of U.S. Immigration
  • p. 113.
  • The
  • Gender Composition Model
  • p. 114.
  • Estimation of the Gender Equation
  • p. 118.
  • 7.
  • The
  • Age Composition of U.S. Immigrants
  • p. 11.
  • p. 131.
  • The
  • Age Composition Model
  • p. 132.
  • The
  • Concept of the Marginal Migrant
  • p. 133.
  • Hypotheses
  • p. 135.
  • Estimation of the Age Composition Equations
  • Studies beyond Production Theory
  • p. 138.
  • All Immigrants
  • p. 139.
  • Immigrants by Gender
  • p. 143.
  • Male and Female Immigrants by Entry Class
  • p. 146.
  • 8.
  • The
  • Skill Composition of U.S. Immigration
  • p. 11.
  • p. 155.
  • The
  • Skill Composition Model
  • p. 156.
  • The
  • Marginal Migrant Once Again
  • p. 156.
  • Hypotheses
  • p. 159.
  • Estimation of the Skill Composition Equation
  • Immigrant Composition and its Importance
  • p. 162.
  • All Immigrants
  • p. 163.
  • Immigrants by Gender
  • p. 169.
  • Male and Female Immigrants by Entry Class
  • p. 174.
  • Factors that Influence U.S. Immigration--Source-Country Characteristics
  • p. 182.
  • Differential Economic Opportunities
  • p. 13.
  • p. 182.
  • Migration Costs
  • p. 188.
  • Political Attractiveness and Religion
  • p. 190.
  • Source-Country Social Programs
  • p. 190.
  • Factors that Influence U.S. Immigration--U.S. Policy
  • p. 193.
  • Policy Options
  • 2.
  • p. 195.
  • Legal Immigration
  • p. 195.
  • Illegal Migration
  • p. 196.
  • Compositional Consequences of U.S. and Canadian Policies
  • p. 198.
  • Implications for U.S. Immigration Policy
  • p. 199.
  • Aspects of the New Law
  • United States Immigration Policy
  • p. 199.
  • Immigration under the New Law
  • p. 202.
  • Implications for Immigration under the Act of 1990
  • p. 206
  • Economic Effects of Immigrants
  • p. 19.
  • A
  • Brief History of U.S. Immigration Policy
  • p. 21.
  • The
  • Immigration Act of 1924
  • p. 23.
  • Immigration and Nationality Act Amendments of 1965
  • p. 24.
  • The
  • p. 2.
  • Immigration Act of 1990
  • p. 27.
  • Recent U.S. Policy
  • p. 29.
  • Immigration Policy and the Composition of Immigration
  • p. 31.
  • 3.
  • A
  • Brief History of U.S. Immigration
  • p. 37.
  • Empirical Measures of the Effects of Immigration
  • Waves of Immigration
  • p. 37.
  • The
  • First Wave
  • p. 37.
  • The
  • Second Wave
  • p. 40.
  • The
  • Third Wave
  • p. 7.
  • p. 41.
  • The
  • Fourth Wave
  • p. 42.
  • Source Regions of Immigrants
  • p. 44.
  • Historical U.S. Immigration: Gender, Age, and Skill
  • p. 45.
  • Gender Composition
  • p. 45.
  • Aggregate Effects
  • Age Composition
  • p. 48.
  • Skill Composition
  • p. 48.
  • 4.
  • The
  • Immigration Data
  • p. 55.
  • Number of Records and Types of Information
  • p. 56.
  • p. 7.
  • Practical Problems
  • p. 60.
  • The
  • Volume of the Data
  • p. 60.
  • Immigrant Source Countries
  • p. 61.
  • Periodicity of the Data
  • p. 61.
  • Refugees
  • Subgroup Effects
  • p. 61.
  • Age Detail
  • p. 66.
  • Occupational Information
  • p. 66.
  • Flaws in the INS Data
  • p. 69.
  • Missing Records for 1979
  • p. 69.
  • Missing Information for Certain Years
  • p. 9.
  • p. 69.
  • General Assessment of the INS Data
  • p. 73.
  • Composition of U.S. Immigration, 1972-1991
  • p. 73.
  • Immigrant Gender
  • p. 74.
  • Immigrant Age
  • p. 77.
  • Skill Composition
Control code
41951194
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xii, 295 pages
Isbn
9780880991902
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
99038679
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

Library Locations

    • Pardee Legal Research CenterBorrow it
      5998 Alcalá Park, San Diego, CA, 92110-2492, US
      32.771471 -117.187496
Processing Feedback ...