Immigration and the Health of U.S. Natives

  title={Immigration and the Health of U.S. Natives},
  author={Christian Gunadi},
  journal={Southern Economic Journal},
  • Christian Gunadi
  • Published 1 April 2020
  • Political Science
  • Southern Economic Journal
Immigration may put a strain on the health care system, adversely impacting the health of the native population. At the same time, recent studies have documented the role of immigration in nudging native workers from risk‐intensive, physically demanding jobs toward occupations that require more communication and interactive ability, potentially improving their health. In this article, I examine the relationship between immigration and the health of the native population in the United States… 


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