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High-Skilled Immigration in a Global Labor Market

Barry R. Chiswick, editor
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Book
Published
Washington, D.C. : AEI Press, [2011]
Language
English
ISBN
9780844743851, 0844743852, 9780844743875, 0844743879
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Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: pt. I Historical Perspective
  • 1. Historical Perspective on High-Skilled Immigrants to the United States, 1820-1920 / Joseph P. Ferrie
  • High-Skilled Immigrants: The Numbers, 1820-1920
  • Process of Assimilation
  • Impact of High-Skilled Immigrants
  • High-Skilled Immigrants and the Transformation of U.S. Industry
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • References
  • 2. Rights-Based Politics, Immigration, and the Business Cycle, 1890-2008 / Carole J. Wilson
  • Politics Matters
  • Immigration and the Rise of Rights-Based Politics
  • Rolling Back Rights to Control Immigration
  • New Emphasis on High-Skilled Immigration
  • Immigration and Security Concerns
  • Immigration and the Business Cycle
  • pt. II From Temporary to Permanent Status
  • 3. Trends in Foreign-Student Admissions to the United States: Policy and Competitive Effects / Pramod Khadka
  • International Students and Economic Cycles
  • Cost of College
  • Student Policy and Visa Procedures
  • International Competition
  • Econometric Evaluation of Student Migration
  • pt. III Adjustment of High-Skilled Immigrants
  • 4. Educational Mismatch: Are High-Skilled Immigrants Really Working in High-Skilled Jobs, and What Price Do They Pay If They Are Not? / Paul W. Miller
  • Why Do Education Mismatches Occur?
  • Education Levels of the Native- and Foreign-Born Populations
  • Literature Review of the ORU Technique
  • Measurement of Mismatches and Data
  • Statistical Analyses
  • Appendix 4A Definitions of Variables
  • Appendix 4B Regression Analyses of Effects of Education on Earnings
  • 5. Physician Migration to the United States and Canada: Criteria for Admission / Linda G. Lesky
  • Medical Education in the United States and Canada.
  • Note continued: Application Process for International Medical Graduates
  • International Medical Graduates in "the Match"
  • Implications and Future Trends
  • 6. Earnings, Occupations, and Schooling Decisions of Immigrants with Medical Degrees: Evidence for Canada and the United States / Christopher Worswick
  • Relevant Policy Differences between Canada and the United States
  • Data and Estimation Sample
  • Estimation Results
  • pt. IV High-Skilled Immigrants: Impact and Policy
  • 7. High-Skilled Immigration: The Link to Public Expenditure and Private Investments / David Stadelmann
  • Theoretical Considerations
  • Empirical Analysis
  • 8. High-Skilled Russian Immigrants in the Israeli Labor Market: Adjustment and Impact / Yoram Weiss
  • Employment, Occupation, and Wages
  • Return Migration and Out-Migration
  • Macroeconomic Aspects of Immigration
  • 9. High-Skilled Immigration Policy in Europe / Klaus F. Zimmermann
  • European Migration and Immigration Policies in Historical Perspective
  • European Policy Challenges: Institute for the Study of Labor Expert Opinion Survey
  • Current Approaches to High-Skilled Immigration in Europe
  • Scandinavian Welfare States
  • Western European Core
  • Newly Emerged European Cores
  • New Member States
  • Policies Applied at the EU Level: The EU Blue Card
  • What Is Europe Doing to Attract High-Skilled Immigrants?
  • Conclusions and Policy Implications
  • References.
Description
xx, 341 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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