RETHINKING THE EFFECT OF IMMIGRATION ON WAGES

@article{Ottaviano2012RETHINKINGTE,
  title={RETHINKING THE EFFECT OF IMMIGRATION ON WAGES},
  author={Gianmarco Ireo Paolo Ottaviano and Giovanni Peri},
  journal={World Scientific Studies in International Economics},
  year={2012}
}
  • G. Ottaviano, G. Peri
  • Published 1 February 2012
  • Economics
  • World Scientific Studies in International Economics
This paper asks the following question: what was the effect of surging immigration on average and individual wages of U.S.-born workers during the period 1990-2004? We emphasize the need for a general equilibrium approach to analyze this problem. The impact of immigrants on wages of U.S.-born workers can be evaluated only by accounting carefully for labor market and capital market interactions in production. Using such a general equilibrium approach we estimate that immigrants are imperfect… 

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