Session 8:
Immigrant Labor Market Investment and Skills

Thursday, April 15
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Cumberland D
Exhibition Level

Chair: Stephen Trejo, University of Texas at Austin
Discussant: Delia Furtado, University of Connecticut

  1. Two Dimensions to Immigrants’ Economic Incorporation: Soviet Immigrants in the Israeli Labour MarketAnastasia Gorodzeisky, Juan March Institute; Moshe Semyonov, Tel Aviv University

  2. Entry Earnings of Canada’s Immigrants Over the Past Quarter Century: The Roles of Changing Immigrant Characteristics and Returns to SkillsFeng Hou, Statistics Canada; Garnett Picot, Statistics Canada

  3. Testing the Family Investment Hypothesis: Theory and EvidenceSeik Kim, University of Washington; Nalina Varanasi, University of Washington

  4. The Impact of Legal Status on Immigrants' Human Capital and Earnings: Evidence from the Pre-1982 Amnesty ProgramYing Pan, Louisiana State University

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