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Introduction

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Part of the Immigrants and Minorities, Politics and Policy book series (IMPP)

Abstract

The chapters in this volume provide the unique insights of economists on a wide range of issues of central importance for assessing the economic incorporation, progress, and impact of Latinos in the United States. The contributors primarily write in the labor economics tradition of investigating the individual-level factors relevant to economic participation. Labor economists and public policy scholars are centrally concerned with the issues addressed in this volume––education, immigration, employment, and earnings. The chapters provide a comprehensive perspective on the key factors that determine whether Latinos will be able to achieve their economic potential, which has substantial individual, national, and even international implications.

Keywords

Current Population Survey English Proficiency Latino Population Mexican Immigrant Latino Immigrant 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Texas at AustinAustinUSA

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