Handbook of the Economics of International Migration,1A book cover

Handbook of the Economics of International Migration,1A

The Immigrants

The economic literature on international migration interests policymakers as well as academics throughout the social sciences. These volumes, the first of a new subseries in the Handbooks in Economics, describe and analyze scholarship created since the inception of serious attention began in the late 1970s. This literature appears in the general economics journals, in various field journals in economics (especially, but not exclusively, those covering labor market and human resource issues), in interdisciplinary immigration journals, and in papers by economists published in journals associated with history, sociology, political science, demography, and linguistics, among others.

Audience

Graduate students and professors worldwide working in all subdisciplines of economics and finance as well as those working in population studies, demography, governmental policy, sociology, and related fields.

Hardbound, 810 Pages

Published: December 2014

Imprint: North-holland

ISBN: 978-0-444-53764-5

Contents

  • Section 1:  THE DETERMINANTS OF INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION
    1. Migration Theory.  Orn Bodvarsson, Nicole B. Simpson, Chad Sparber
    2. Two Centuries of International Migration.  Joseph Ferrie and Timothy J. Hatton
    Cameo 1:  World Migration in Historical Perspective: Four Big Issues. Jeffrey Williamson

    Section 2: THE ADJUSTMENTS OF IMMIGRANTS
    3. The Adjustment of Immigrants in the Labor Market.  Harriet Orcutt Duleep
    4. The Human Capital (Schooling) of Immigrants in America. James P. Smith
    5. International Migration and the Economics of Language. Barry R. Chiswick and Paul W. Miller
    6. Immigrants and Immigrant Health.  Heather Antecol and Kelly Bedard
    7. Immigrants and Demography:  Marriage, Divorce, and Fertility. Alicia Adsera and Ana Ferrer
    Cameo 2: Immigrants and Religion. Carmel Chiswick
    8. Immigrants’ Access to Financial Services & Asset Accumulation.  Nour Abdul-Razzak, Una Osili, Anna Paulson
    9. From Aliens to Citizens: The Political Incorporation of Immigrants. Pieter Bevelander and Mikael Spang
    10. Selective Outmigration and the Estimation of Immigrants’ Earnings Profiles. Christian Dustmann, Joseph-Simon Görlach

    Section 3: TYPES OF IMMIGRANTS
    Chapter 11: High-Skilled Immigration in a Globalized Labor Market. James Ted McDonald and Christopher Worswick
    Chapter 12:  The Refugee/Asylum Seeker. Aimee Chin and Kalena E. Cortes
    Chapter 13:  Undocumented Immigration and Human Trafficking. Pia Orrenius and Madeline Zavodny
    Chapter 14:  Guest or Temporary Foreign Worker Programs. Philip Martin

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