The Impact of Immigration on the Labor Market

@article{Edo2018TheIO,
  title={The Impact of Immigration on the Labor Market},
  author={Anthony Edo},
  journal={ERN: Other Econometrics: Data Collection \& Data Estimation Methodology (Topic)},
  year={2018}
}
  • Anthony Edo
  • Published 1 July 2019
  • Economics
  • ERN: Other Econometrics: Data Collection & Data Estimation Methodology (Topic)
The literature on the impact of immigration on the labor market is highly controversial. The aim of this paper is to review the existing literature and draw some general conclusions on how wages and employment respond to immigration. Economic studies indicate that the impact of immigration on the average wage and employment of native workers is null or slightly positive. However, because adjustments take time, the immediate labor market effects of unexpected (as opposed to expected) migration… 

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