The Adjustment of Immigrants in the Labor Market

  title={The Adjustment of Immigrants in the Labor Market},
  author={Harriet Orcutt Duleep},
Abstract This chapter explores immigrant labor market adjustment by first describing methodological and theoretical considerations central to the analysis of earnings growth and occupational mobility. When no restrictions are placed on entry earnings or earnings growth, an inverse relationship between immigrant entry earnings and earnings growth emerges. An implication of this relationship is that the popular method for controlling for cohort effects developed by Borjas, and used in almost all… CONTINUE READING