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Immigration, health, and New York City: early results based on the U.S. new immigrant cohort of 2003

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  • Guillermina Jasso
  • Douglas S. Massey
  • Mark R. Rosenzweig
  • James P. Smith

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This article was presented at a conference organized by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York in April 2005, "Urban Dynamics in New York City." The goal of the conference was threefold: to examine the historical transformations of the engine-of-growth industries in New York and distill the main determinants of the city's historical dominance as well as the challenges to its continued success; to study the nature and evolution of immigration flows into New York; and to analyze recent trends in a range of socioeconomic outcomes, both for the general population and recent immigrants more specifically.

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Article provided by Federal Reserve Bank of New York in its journal Economic Policy Review.

Volume (Year): (2005)
Issue (Month): Dec ()
Pages: 127-151

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Handle: RePEc:fip:fednep:y:2005:i:dec:p:127-151:n:v.11no.2

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Keywords: Immigrants - New York (N.Y.) ; Medical care - New York (N.Y.) ; Economic conditions - New York (N.Y.) ; Federal Reserve District; 2nd;

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  1. David M. Cutler & Edward L. Glaeser & Jesse M. Shapiro, 2003. "Why Have Americans Become More Obese?," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 17(3), pages 93-118, Summer.
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  7. Guillermina Jasso & Mark R. Rosenzweig & James P. Smith, 1998. "The Changing Skills of New Immigrants to the United States: Recent Trends and Their Determinants," NBER Working Papers 6764, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  8. Jasso, Guillermina & Rosenzweig, Mark R., 2008. "Selection Criteria and the Skill Composition of Immigrants: A Comparative Analysis of Australian and U.S. Employment Immigration," IZA Discussion Papers 3564, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
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  1. Irma Elo & Neil Mehta & Cheng Huang, 2011. "Disability Among Native-born and Foreign-born Blacks in the United States," Demography, Springer, vol. 48(1), pages 241-265, February.

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