Immigrants and gender roles: assimilation vs. culture

  title={Immigrants and gender roles: assimilation vs. culture},
  author={F. Blau},
  journal={IZA Journal of Migration},
  • F. Blau
  • Published 2015
  • Economics
  • IZA Journal of Migration
  • AbstractThis paper examines evidence on the role of assimilation versus source country culture in influencing immigrant women’s behavior in the United States—looking both over time with immigrants’ residence in the United States and across immigrant generations. It focuses particularly on labor supply but, for the second generation, also examines fertility and education. We find considerable evidence that immigrant source country gender roles influence immigrant and second generation women’s… CONTINUE READING
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