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Product Description: The branch of economics concerned with the allocation of resources in the labor market addresses some of the most difficult issues facing governments and policy-makers at the beginning of the twenty-first century. The range of dizzying questions it seeks to answer include: what is the impact of immigration on the wage and employment opportunities of native-born workers? are government subsidies of investments in human capital an effective way to improve the economic well-being of disadvantaged workers? what factors determine the distribution of wages? what is the economic impact of trade unions? why did the labor-force participation of women rise steadily throughout the past century in many industrialized countries? In addition to its policy relevance, labor economics has played an important role in the development of modern economics as a whole...read more
By George J. Borjas (editor)

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9780415577267 | Routledge, July 23, 2014, cover price $1320.00 | About this edition: The branch of economics concerned with the allocation of resources in the labor market addresses some of the most difficult issues facing governments and policy-makers at the beginning of the twenty-first century.

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Product Description: Millions of people--nearly 3 percent of the world's population--no longer live in the country where they were born. Every day, migrants enter not only the United States but also developed countries without much of a history of immigration...read more

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9780674049772 | Harvard Univ Pr, June 9, 2014, cover price $52.50 | About this edition: Millions of people--nearly 3 percent of the world's population--no longer live in the country where they were born.

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Product Description: Labor Economics, seventh edition by George J. Borjas provides a modern introduction to labor economics, emphasizing both theory and empirical evidence. The book uses many examples drawn from state-of-the-art studies in labor economics literature...read more

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9780073523200 | 6 edition (Irwin Professional Pub, January 23, 2012), cover price $289.70 | About this edition: Labor Economics, Sixth Edition by George J.
9780073511368 | 5th edition (Irwin Professional Pub, February 27, 2009), cover price $219.40
9780073402826 | 4th edition (Irwin Professional Pub, March 30, 2007), cover price $204.50 | About this edition: George Borjas’ well-received text blends coverage of traditional topics with modern theory and developments into a superb Labor Economics book.
9780072871777 | 3 sub edition (Irwin Professional Pub, February 1, 2004), cover price $168.65 | About this edition: George Borjas’ well-received text blends coverage of traditional topics with modern theory and developments into a superb Labor economics book.
9780072311983 | 2nd edition (Irwin Professional Pub, December 1, 1999), cover price $152.30 | About this edition: The second edition of this well-received text blends coverage of traditional topics with modern theory and developments into a superb text by one of our top Labor Economists.
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9780071326209 | Int edition (McGraw-Hill Education, April 1, 2012), cover price $87.75 | About this edition: This book tells the 'story' of how labor markets work.

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9780077111083 | McGraw-Hill Education, January 1, 2009, cover price $75.45

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Product Description: From debates on Capitol Hill to the popular media, Mexican immigrants are the subject of widespread controversy.  By 2003, their growing numbers accounted for 28.3 percent of all foreign-born inhabitants of the United States. Mexican Immigration to the United States analyzes the astonishing economic impact of this historically unprecedented exodus...read more
By George J. Borjas (editor)

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9780226066325 | Univ of Chicago Pr, May 15, 2007, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: From debates on Capitol Hill to the popular media, Mexican immigrants are the subject of widespread controversy.

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Product Description: This book examines the economic consequences of immigration and asylum migration, it focuses on the economic consequences of legal and illegal immigration as well as placing the study of immigration in a global context.
By George J. Borjas (editor) and Jeff Crisp (editor)

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9781403943651 | Palgrave Macmillan, September 3, 2005, cover price $170.00 | About this edition: This book examines the economic consequences of immigration and asylum migration, it focuses on the economic consequences of legal and illegal immigration as well as placing the study of immigration in a global context.

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Product Description: The U.S. took in more than a million immigrants per year in the late 1990s, more than at any other time in history. For humanitarian and many other reasons, this may be good news. But as George Borjas shows in Heaven's Door, it's decidedly mixed news for the American economy--and positively bad news for the country's poorest citizens...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780691059662 | Princeton Univ Pr, September 1, 1999, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: An economic analysis of the effects of the most recent wave of immigrants to the U.

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9780691088969 | Princeton Univ Pr, March 26, 2001, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: The U.

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Product Description: The United States is now admitting nearly one million legal immigrants per year, while the flow of illegal aliens into the country continues to increase steadily. The debate over immigration policy has typically focused on three fundamental questions: How do immigrants perform economically relative to others? What effects do immigrants have on the employment opportunities of other workers? What kind of immigration policy is most beneficial to the host country? This authoritative volume represents a move beyond purely descriptive assessments of labor market consequences toward a more fully developed analysis of economic impacts across the social spectrum...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780226066318 | Univ of Chicago Pr, March 15, 2000, cover price $86.00 | About this edition: The United States is now admitting nearly one million legal immigrants per year, while the flow of illegal aliens into the country continues to increase steadily.

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Product Description: This publication summarizes some of the key research findings from current literature and applies the lessons from it to the potential migration problem faced by countries in the EU. Its main objective is to present a review of existing economic theory and empirical evidence to evaluate the likelihood of migration flows from acceding or neighboring countries toward the current EU member states...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780821345047 | World Bank, October 1, 1999, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: This publication summarizes some of the key research findings from current literature and applies the lessons from it to the potential migration problem faced by countries in the EU.

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Product Description: Book by Borjas, George J.

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9780070065994 | McGraw-Hill College, September 1, 1995, cover price $30.20 | About this edition: Book by Borjas, George J.

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Book by Borjas, George J.

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9780880990653 | W E Upjohn Inst for, November 1, 1988, cover price $29.00 | About this edition: Book by Borjas, George J.

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9780880990646, titled "International Differences in the Labor Market Performance of Immigrants" | W E Upjohn Inst for, December 1, 1988, cover price $13.00

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