A Stone's Throw from Ellis Island: Economic Implications of Immigration to New Jersey

A Stone's Throw from Ellis Island: Economic Implications of Immigration to New Jersey

By: Thomas J. Espenshade (author)Hardback

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This book examines the economic impacts of recent immigration to New Jersey. Job competition, wage depression, and fiscal impacts are three economic issues that are explored in depth. By gradually accumulating additional evidence about immigrants' economic impacts, we can develop a more comprehensive picture of the effects of immigration of U.S. society generally. Contents: Preface, Thomas J. Espenshade; Acknowledgements; Historical Perspectives on Immigration to New Jersey, Mary K. Pao; The Changing Nature of New Jersey's Economy, Alexander H. Southwell; The Role of Immigrants in New Jersey's Economy, Deborah L. Garvey; Impacts of Immigrants on U.S. Natives' Employment and Earnings: A Summary of Evidence, Staughton Y. Lewis; Impacts of Immigrants on Natives' Employment and Earnings in New Jersey, Tracey J. Munza; Fiscal Impacts of Immigration to the United States, Eric S. Rothman; An Investigation of the Fiscal Impacts of Immigrants in New Jersey, Vanessa E. King; New Jersey's Puerto Rican Community: A Labor Market and Fiscal Examination, Joseph Singelman; Index.

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About Author

Thomas J. Espenshade is Faculty Associate at the Office of Population Research and Professor of Sociology at Princeton University.

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/05/1994
  • ISBN13: 9780819194169
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 454
  • ID: 9780819194169
  • weight: 658
  • ISBN10: 0819194166

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