Iowa's Native-Born and Foreign-Born Participants in the Economy: Analysis of Public-Use Micro-Sample Data from the 2006 American Community Survey
AbstractThis study utilizes Iowa 2006 Public Use Micro-sample data (PUMS) to investigate key economic, social, and workforce participation characteristics of Iowa's foreign born populations, primarily Hispanic - Latin Americans, Asians, Africans, and Europeans. The findings indicate that there are polar outcomes in skill and compensation levels depending on the occupations of the foreign born residents, their primary industry, and their overall education levels
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Iowa State University, Department of Economics in its series Staff General Research Papers with number 12984.
Date of creation: 01 Sep 2008
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