Employment Effects of Immigration to Germany: An Analysis Based on Local Labor Markets

@article{Pischke1997EmploymentEO,
  title={Employment Effects of Immigration to Germany: An Analysis Based on Local Labor Markets},
  author={Jrn-Steffen Pischke and John A. Velling},
  journal={Review of Economics and Statistics},
  year={1997},
  volume={79},
  pages={594-604}
}
We analyze the impact of increased immigration on employment outcomes of natives in Germany using a data set of county-level variables for the late 1980s. In order to construct more unified labor market regions, we aggregate the 328 counties to 167 larger regions. We study two measures of immigration, the change in the share of foreigners between 1985 and 1989 as well as one-year gross and net flows of immigrants to an area. In order to address the potential problem of immigrant selection into… Expand
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