Ethnic Enclaves and the Earnings of Immigrants

  title={Ethnic Enclaves and the Earnings of Immigrants},
  author={Yu Xie and Margaret M. Gough},
A large literature in sociology concerns the implications of immigrants’ participation in ethnic enclaves for their economic and social well-being. The “enclave thesis” speculates that immigrants benefit from working in ethnic enclaves. Previous research concerning the effects of enclave participation on immigrants’ economic outcomes has come to mixed conclusions as to whether enclave effects are positive or negative. In this article, we seek to extend and improve upon past work by formulating… CONTINUE READING
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