Warmth Of The Welcome: The Social Causes Of Economic Success In Different Nations And Cities, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Warmth Of The Welcome

The Social Causes Of Economic Success In Different Nations And Cities, 1st Edition

By Jeffrey G Reitz

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This book examines how the economic performance of immigrants is shaped by national and urban social institutions. In the United States, particularly in the high-immigration cities, most immigrant-origin groups have significantly lower earnings than do their counterparts in Canadian or Australian cities. Immigration policy is not a factor, however;

Table of Contents

Explaining Immigrants’ Economic Success in Different Destinations -- Social Causes of the Economic Success of Immigrants -- Immigrant Entry-Level Status in Different Nations and Cities -- Four Institutional Areas Affecting the Terms of Immigrant Entry -- The Skill Selectivity of Immigration Policy -- Education and the Accumulation of Credentials by the Native Born -- Labor Market Segments and Earnings Disparities -- The Welfare State -- Conclusions and Policy Issues -- Compounding Institutional Forces that Shape Immigrant Economic Success -- Policies for Migration in a Global Economy

About the Author

Reitz, Jeffrey G

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC000000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
SOC026000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General