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Rethinking the Effect of Immigration on Wages
This paper asks the following question: what was the effect of surging immigration on average and individual wages of U.S.-born workers during the period 1990-2004? We emphasize the need for aExpand
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
Determinants of Knowledge Flows and Their Effect on Innovation
  • G. Peri
  • Economics
  • Review of Economics and Statistics
  • 1 May 2005
Knowledge flows within and across countries may have important consequences for both productivity and innovation. We use data on 1.5 million patents and 4.5 million citations to estimate knowledgeExpand
Task Specialisation, Immigration and Wages
Many workers with low levels of educational attainment immigrated to the United States in recent decades. Large inflows of less educated immigrants would reduce wages paid to comparably-educatedExpand
Long-Run Substitutability between More and Less Educated Workers: Evidence from U.S. States 1950-1990
We estimate the aggregate long-run elasticity of substitution between more and less educated workers (the slope of the demand curve for more relative to less educated workers) at the US state level.Expand
Rethinking the Effects of Immigration on Wages
This paper asks the following important question: what was the effect of surging immigration on average and individual wages of U.S.-born workers during the period 1990-2004? Building on section VI IExpand
The Effect of Income and Immigration Policies on International Migration
This paper makes two contributions to the literature on the determinants of international migration flows. First, we compile a new dataset on annual bilateral migration flows covering 15 OECDExpand
The Causes and Effects of International Migrations: Evidence from OECD Countries 1980-2005
This paper contains three important contributions to the literature on international migrations. First, it compiles a new dataset on migration flows (and stocks) and on immigration laws for 14 OECDExpand
The Effect Of Immigration On Productivity: Evidence From U.S. States
  • G. Peri
  • Review of Economics and Statistics
  • 1 November 2009
Abstract In this paper we analyze the long-run impact of immigration on employment, productivity, and its skill bias. We use the existence of immigrant communities across U.S. states before 1960 andExpand
Immigration and Inequality
Immigration has long been a controversial topic among economists. The issue nearly disappeared in the 1960s, but over the past three decades professional interest has picked up as immigrant inflowsExpand
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