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achieved by the Mexican-origin population in the United States. First, using Census data for U.S.-born youth ages 16-17 who … have at least one Mexican parent, we estimate how the Mexican identification, high school dropout rates, and English … extent and selectivity of ethnic attrition among second-generation Mexican-American adults and among U.S.-born Mexican …
Using Census and CPS data, we show that U.S.-born Mexican Americans who marry non-Mexicans are substantially more … educated and English proficient, on average, than are Mexican Americans who marry co-ethnics (whether they be Mexican Americans … or Mexican immigrants). In addition, the non-Mexican spouses of intermarried Mexican Americans possess relatively high …
generations of Mexican-origin men. I find that the sizable earnings advantage U.S.-born Mexican Americans enjoy over Mexican … increased returns to human capital for Mexican-origin workers who were born and educated in the United States. Even if we … fluency that occur between the second and third generations do not appear to raise the earnings of Mexican Americans any …
generations of Mexican-origin men. I find that the sizable earnings advantage U.S.-born Mexican Americans enjoy over Mexican … increased returns to human capital for Mexican-origin workers who were born and educated in the United States. Even if we … fluency that occur between the second and third generations do not appear to raise the earnings of Mexican Americans any …
achieved by the Mexican-origin population in the United States. First, using Census data for U.S.-born youth ages 16-17 who … have at least one Mexican parent, we estimate how the Mexican identification, high school dropout rates, and English … extent and selectivity of ethnic attrition among second-generation Mexican-American adults and among U.S.-born Mexican …
A lack of cultural integration is often blamed for hindering immigrant families' economic progression. This paper is a first attempt to explore whether immigrant parents' ethnic identity affects the next generation's human capital accumulation in the host country. Empirical results based on data...
A lack of cultural integration is often blamed for hindering immigrant families' economic progression. This paper is a first attempt to explore whether immigrant parents' ethnic identity affects the next generation's human capital accumulation in the host country. Empirical results based on data...
This paper studies the respective influence of intergenerational transmission and the environment in shaping individual trust. Focusing on second generation immigrants in Australia and the United States, we exploit the variation in the home and in the host country to separate the effect of the...
Using microdata from the 2000 U.S. Census, we analyze the responses of Mexican Americans to questions that … to these questions reflect varying degrees of ethnic attachment. For example, those identified as Mexican in both the … Hispanic origin and the ancestry questions might have stronger ethnic ties than those identified as Mexican only in the …