Labor market outcomes of immigrant women in the United States: 1970 to 1990.

@article{Schoeni1998LaborMO,
  title={Labor market outcomes of immigrant women in the United States: 1970 to 1990.},
  author={Robert F. Schoeni},
  journal={The International migration review},
  year={1998},
  volume={32 1},
  pages={57-77}
}
42% of immigrant workers in the US are women. Data from the 1970, 1980, and 1990 US censuses are analyzed in the study of differences in labor market outcomes between US-born and immigrant women, and among immigrant women born in different countries or regions of the world. There was little difference between US-born and immigrant women as a whole in 1970. However, over the next 20 years, immigrants women's labor force participation rate and weekly earnings relative to natives became lower, and… CONTINUE READING