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The Labor Market Impact of Immigration in Western Germany in the 1990's
We adopt a general equilibrium approach in order to measure the effects of recent immigration on the Western German labor market, looking at both wage and employment effects. Using the Regional FileExpand
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The Trade Creation Effect of Immigrants: Evidence from the Remarkable Case of Spain
There is abundant evidence that immigrant networks are associated with larger exports from the country where they settle to their countries of origin. The direction of causality of this associationExpand
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STEM Workers, H-1B Visas, and Productivity in US Cities
Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) workers are fundamental inputs for innovation, the main driver of productivity growth. We identify the long-run effect of STEM employmentExpand
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Immigrants' Complementarities and Native Wages: Evidence from California
As of 2004 California employed almost 30% of all foreign born workers in the U.S. and was the state with the largest percentage of immigrants in the labor force. It received a very large number ofExpand
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Immigration, Jobs and Employment Protection: Evidence from Europe before and during the Great Recession
In this paper we analyze the impact of immigrants on the type and quantity of native jobs. We use data on 15 Western European countries during the 1996–2010 period. We find that immigrants, by takingExpand
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The Economic Value of Cultural Diversity: Evidence from Us Cities
We use data on wages and rents in different U.S. cities to assess the amenity effects on production and consumption of cultural diversity as measured by diversity of countries of birth of cityExpand
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The Labor Market Impact of Immigration in Western Germany in the 1990's
We adopt a general equilibrium approach in order to measure the effects of recent immigration on the Western German labor market, looking at both wage and employment effects. Using the Regional FileExpand
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Innovation and Spillovers in Regions: Evidence from European Patent Data
The aim of this paper is to estimate the effect of research externalities across space, in generating innovation. We do so by using R&D and patent data for eighty-six European Regions in theExpand
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Immigrants and Firms' Productivity: Evidence from France
Immigrants may complement native workers, allow reallocation by skill in the firm and lower costs. These effects could be beneficial for the firm and increase its productivity and profits. HoweverExpand
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Integrating Refugees: Language Training or Work-First Incentives?
Social and economic integration of refugees are key to their personal fulfillment and to producing positive effects in the host country. We evaluate the impact of a reform that expanded and improvedExpand
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