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dc.contributor.author Duleep, Harriet Orcutt en_US
dc.contributor.author Sanders, Seth en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2010-06-28T18:49:58Z
dc.date.available 2010-06-28T18:49:58Z
dc.date.issued 1993-07 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10161/2549
dc.description.abstract Using 1980 Census data, the authors analyze the labor force participation of married immigrant Asian women by country of origin, compared with that of married immigrant women from Europe and Canada. The results suggest the existence of a family investment strategy: evidence from both across groups and within groups indicates that a woman's decision to work is affected by whether she has a husband who invests in skills specific to the U.S. labor market, and also by the extent of that investment. Such a family response may help offset the low earnings of immigrant men who initially lack skills for which there is a demand in the American labor market. en_US
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dc.language.iso en_US
dc.publisher Industrial and Labor Relations Review en_US
dc.subject Census en_US
dc.subject Earnings en_US
dc.subject Labor force en_US
dc.subject immigrant Asian women en_US
dc.title The Decision to Work by Married Immigrant Women en_US
dc.type Journal Article en_US
dc.department Economics

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