By Solomon W. Polachek, Carmel Chiswick, Hillel Rapoport

This quantity is a set of papers devoted to the reminiscence of the past due Tikva Lecker. Professor Lecker's many pursuits integrated subject matters in hard work economics, ladies and the economic climate, the economics of Judaism, the economics of migration and each element of the industrial event of immigrants and their descendants. each one bankruptcy during this quantity honors the reminiscence of Professor Lecker through providing examine on an issue within which she used to be in particular . "The learn in exertions Economics" sequence was once all started in 1977. each one quantity involves a set of refereed examine papers written by means of best economists. fresh volumes have hosted papers from D. Acemoglu, J.D. Angrist, D. Card, H. Farber, A. Kreuger, E. Lazear, G. box, and J. Mincer, between others.

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In our analysis below, we seek to explain this question by more specific underlying economic concerns as addressed by the latter six questions. These relate to the underlying issues identified above. The questions Wage and Jobs directly relate to concerns individuals may have about the labour market impact of migration – the first set of our empirical implications discussed above. The question Poor addresses directly distributional aspects and is also most plainly thought of in terms of labour market competition.

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