New York City Immigrants: The 1990s Wave
Current Issues in Economics and Finance, Vol. 11, No. 6, June 2005
7 Pages Posted: 16 Aug 2005
Fueled by a steady influx of immigrants, New York City's population turnover in the 1990s was almost double the average for the nation's 100 largest cities. A close look at the city's new foreign-born residents suggests that they are a very diverse group, showing marked differences in education level, English language fluency, and other characteristics that help determine labor market skills and performance.
Keywords: immigration, New York City, foreign born, human capital, census
JEL Classification: R10, R11
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