Immigration and the Distribution of Incomes

  title={Immigration and the Distribution of Incomes},
  author={Francine D. Blau},
Immigration and the Distribution of Incomes We review research on the impact of immigration on income distribution. We discuss routes through which immigration can affect income distribution in the host and source countries, including compositional effects and effects on native incomes. Immigration may affect the composition of skills among the residents of a country. Moreover, immigrants can, by changing relative factor supplies, affect native wage and employment rates and the return to… CONTINUE READING