Latinos and the economy : integration and impact in schools, labor markets, and beyond / David L. Leal, Stephen J. Trejo, editors.

At 15.4 percent of the population, Latinos are the largest minority group in the United States. They are a growing presence in all sectors of the economy, play an increasingly important role in government and politics, and are influential across a wide range of cultural domains. Despite the growing...

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Other Authors: Leal, David L., Trejo, Stephen J., 1959-
Format: Electronic
Published: New York ; London : Springer, ©2011.
Series:Immigrants and minorities, politics and policy.
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Table of Contents:
  • 1. Introduction / Stephen J. Trejo
  • pt. I K-12 Education
  • 2. Hispanic Diaspora and the Public Schools: Educating Hispanics / Richard Fry
  • 3. System of Elections, Latino Representation, and School Policy in Central California Schools / Max Neiman
  • pt. II Higher Education
  • 4. Does Reducing College Costs Improve Educational Outcomes for Undocumented Immigrants? Evidence from State Laws Permitting Undocumented Immigrants to Pay In-State Tuition at State Colleges and Universities / Chinhui Juhn
  • 5. Is There a Link Between Hispanics and First-Generation College Students? The Importance of Exposure to a College-Going Tradition / Arturo Gonzalez
  • pt. III Legalization and Naturalization
  • 6. Effects of Legalization on Migrant Remittances / Francesca Mazzolari
  • 7. Naturalization and Its Determinants Among Immigrants from Latin America: The Role of Dual Citizenship Rights / Francesca Mazzolari
  • pt. IV Earnings
  • 8. LEP Earnings Penalty Among Hispanic Men in the US: 1980 to 2005 / Alberto Davila
  • 9. Minimum Wage and Latino Workers / Madeline Zavodny
  • 10. Latino Veterans and Income: Are There Gains from Military Service? / Jeremy M. Teigen
  • pt. V Economic Impacts of Latinos
  • 11. Do Recent Latino Immigrants Compete for Jobs with Native Hispanics and Earlier Latino Immigrants? / Mutlu Yuksel
  • 12. Immigrants, Hispanics, and the Evolution of Housing Prices in the US / Albert Saiz
  • pt. VI Inter-Generational Incorporation and Economic Outcomes
  • 13. Effects of English Proficiency Among Childhood Immigrants: Are Hispanics Different? / Aimee Chin
  • 14. Who Remains Mexican? Selective Ethnic Attrition and the Intergenerational Progress of Mexican Americans / Stephen J. Trejo.