A Regional Analysis of the Earnings of Immigrants

Don Bellante, Carl A. Kogut
1999 The Review of Regional Studies  
Data from the 1990 Census One Percent Public Use Microdata Sample are examined in order to determine the extent of regional differences in the earnings of immigrants relative to nonimmigrants of the same ethnic origin and relative to nonimmigrants of Western European origin. Earnings equations are separately estimated for eight regions as well as for the U.S. as a whole. Also, relative earnings ratios are separately estimated for each of six ethnic groups within each region. The regional
more » ... The regional earnings functions are found to be statistically significantly different from a function estimated for the U.S. as a whole.
doi:10.52324/001c.8836 fatcat:xnlxjvsynfemfoaohfappkiagy