Sex-specific U . S . immigration from Europe , 1870-1910 : a panel-data study of rates and composition

This paper develops and estimates models of sex-specific emigration and of the sex composition of emigration from 12 European source countries to the U.S. for the period 1870-1910. The models are based on the distinction between economic migrants (males and single females) and tied migrants (females) and are estimated with panel data, including data that… CONTINUE READING