Latinos and the U.S. Economy.- The Hispanic Diaspora and the Public Schools: Educating Hispanics.- System of Elections, Latino Representation, and School Policy in Central California Schools.- Does Reducing College Costs Improve Educational Outcomes for Undocumented Immigrants? Evidence from State Laws Permitting Undocumented Immigrants to Pay In-State Tuition at State Colleges and Universities.- Hispanic and First Generation College Students: How do They Fare in Postecondary Education? The Effects of Legalization on Migrant Remittances.- Naturalization and its Determinants Among Immigrants from Latin America: The Role of Dual Citizenship Rights.- The LEP Earnings Penalty Among Hispanic Men in the US: 1980 to 2005.- The Minimum Wage and Latino Workers.- Latino Veterans and Income: Is There a Penalty for Military Service?- Do Recent Latino Immigrants Compete for Jobs with Native Hispanics and Earlier Latino Immigrants?- Immigrants, Hispanics, and the Evolution of Housing Prices in the US.- The Effects of English Proficiency on Economic and Social Outcomes: Summary of Evidence from Childhood Immigration in the U.S. Census- Who Remains Mexican? Selective Ethnic Attrition and the Intergenerational Progress of Mexican Americans
Provides cutting-edge analyses by economists of important questions concerning the integration and impact of U.S. Latinos
Covers issues of key economic importance in the life of Latinos, from education through employment, rather than providing a snapshot of one economic segment, skill, or dynamic.
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