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Changing Patterns in the Relative Economic Performance of Immigrants to Great Britain and the United States , 1980-2000

@inproceedings{Schmitt2006ChangingPI,
  title={Changing Patterns in the Relative Economic Performance of Immigrants to Great Britain and the United States , 1980-2000},
  author={John T. Schmitt and Jonathan Wadsworth},
  year={2006}
}
We compare the relative labour market performance of immigrants to the United States and Great Britain over the period 1980-2000 when the degree of wage inequality and the stock of immigrants were rising in both countries and the labour market institutions of the two countries were evolving quite rapidly. Using combined time series of cross section data for both countries, we construct three different measures of relative immigrant mobility in employment and wages and provide estimates of these… Expand
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