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NIS Papers & Publications

NIS papers are available in the following two sections:

 

Publications:

Akresh, I.R. 2006. "Occupational Mobility among Legal Immigrants to the United States." International Migration Review, 40(4).

Akresh, I.R. 2007a. "Contexts of English Language Use among Immigrants to the United States." International Migration Review, 41(4): 930-955.

Akresh, I.R. 2007b. "Dietary Assimilation and Health among Hispanic Immigrants to the United States." Journal of Health and Social Behavior, 48(4): 404-417.

Akresh, I.R. 2007c. "U.S. Immigrants’ Labor Market Adjustment: Additional Human Capital Investment and Earnings Growth." Demography, 44(4): 865-881.

Akresh, I.R. 2008a. "Occupational Trajectories of Legal U.S. Immigrants: Downgrading and Recovery." Population and Development Review, 34(3): 435-456.

Akresh, I.R. 2008b. "Overweight and Obesity Among Foreign-born and US-born Hispanics." Biodemography and Social Biology, 54(2), 183-199.

Akresh, I.R. 2009. "Health Service and Hospital Usage Patterns among immigrants to the United States." Population Research and Policy Review 28(6): 795-816. Available on PRPR.

Akresh, I.R. 2011. "Wealth Accumulation among U.S. Immigrants: A Study of Assimilation and Differentials." Social Science Research 40: 1390-1401.

Akresh, I.R. 2011. "Immigrants Religious Participation in the United States ." Ethical and Racial Studies 34(4): 643-661.

Akresh, I.R., and R. Frank. 2008. "Health Selection among New Immigrants." American Journal of Public Health, 98(4). Available on AJPH.

Akresh, I.R., and R. Frank. 2011. "At the Intersection of Self and Other: English Language Ability and Immigrant Labor Market Outcomes." Social Science Research 40: 1362-1370.

Akresh, R. and I. R. Akresh. 2011. "Using Achievement Tests to Measure Language Assimilation and Language Bias among Immigrant Children." Journal of Human Resources 46(3): 614-646.

Bohra-Mishra, P. and D.S. Massey. 2014. "Intermarriage Amoung New Immigrants in the USA." Journal of Ethnic and Racial Studies. Available at:http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/01419870.2014.937726?journalCode=rers20#.VAD-8mSADfY

Frank, R., I.R. Akresh, and B. Lu. 2010. "Latino Immigrants and the U.S. Racial Order: How and Where Do They Fit In? ."American Sociological Review 75(2): 378-401.

Cadge, W., and E. Ecklund. 2006. "Religious Services Attendance among Immigrants: Evidence from the New Immigrant Survey - Pilot." Pp. 1-22 in American Behavioral Scientist. Vol 49 Number 11. Sage Publications.

Connor, P. In press. "International Migration and Religious Participation: The Mediating Impact of Individual and Contextual Effects. " Sociological Forum.

Hersch, J. 2008a. "Profiling the New Immigrant Worker: The Effects of Skin Color and Height. " Journal of Labor Economics 26:2, 345-386.

Hersch, J. 2008b. "Skin Color, Immigrant Wages, and Discrimination." in Racism in the 21st Century: An Empirical Analysis of Skin Color, Ronald E. Hall, ed., Springer. Available at: http://law.vanderbilt.edu/faculty/faculty-personal-sites/joni--hersch/publications/index.aspx.

Hersch, J. 2008c. "Skin Color Discrimination and Immigrant Pay." Emory Law Journal 58(2), pp. 357-378. Available at: http://law.vanderbilt.edu/faculty/faculty-personal-sites/joni--hersch/publications/index.aspx.

Hersch, J. "Immigrant Experience: The Relation between Skin Color and Pay." Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Communities & Banking, Forthcoming Spring 2009. Available at: http://law.vanderbilt.edu/faculty/faculty-personal-sites/joni--hersch/publications/index.aspx.

Hersch, J., and K. Viscusi.  "Immigrant Status and the Value of Statistical Life." Journal of Human Resources, Forthcoming. Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1394360.

Jasso, G. 2003. "Migration, Human Development, and the Lifecourse." Pp. 331-364 in Jeylan T. Mortimer and Michael Shanahan (eds.), Handbook of the Lifecourse, New York: Kluwer.

Jasso, G. 2004. "Discussion." Pp. 192-205 in Erica Greulich, John M. Quigley, and Steven Raphael, "The Anatomy of Rent Burden: Immigration Growth, and Rental Housing," pp 149-205 in William G. Gale and Janet Rothenberg Pack (eds.), Brookings-Wharton Papers on Urban Affairs 2004, Washington, DC: Brookings.

Jasso, G. 2008. "New Immigrant Survey." Pp. 499-500 in W. A. Darity Jr. (ed.), International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, Second Edition, Volume 5. Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA.

Jasso, G. In Press. "Ethnicity and the Immigration of Highly Skilled Workers to the United States ."International Journal of Manpower.

Jasso, G., D.S. Massey, M.R. Rosenzweig, and J.P. Smith. 2000a. "Assortative Mating among Married New Legal Immigrants to the United States: Evidence from the New Immigrant Survey Pilot." International Migration Review 34:443-459. Available on JSTOR.

Jasso, G., D.S. Massey, M.R. Rosenzweig, and J.P. Smith. 2000b. "Family, Schooling, Religiosity, and Mobility Among New Legal Immigrants to the United States: Evidence from the New Immigrant Survey Pilot Study." Pp. 52-81 in L. F.Tomasi and M. G. Powers (eds.), Immigration Today: Pastoral and Research Challenges. Staten Island, New York: Center for Migration Studies.

Jasso, G., D.S. Massey, M.R. Rosenzweig, and J.P. Smith. 2000c. "The New Immigrant Survey Pilot (NIS-P): Overview and New Findings About U.S. Legal Immigrants at Admission." Demography, 37:127-138. Available on JSTOR.

Jasso, G., D.S. Massey, M.R. Rosenzweig, and J.P. Smith. 2003. "Exploring the Religious Preferences of Recent Immigrants to the United States: Evidence from the New Immigrant Survey Pilot." Pp. 217-253 in Y. Y. Haddad, J. I. Smith, J. L. Esposito (eds.), Religion and Immigration: Christian, Jewish, and Muslim Experiences in the United States. Walnut Creek, CA: AltaMira Press. Information on book.

Jasso, G., D.S. Massey, M.R. Rosenzweig, and J.P. Smith. 2004. "Immigrant Health-Selectivity and Acculturation. " Pp. 227-266 in N. B. Anderson, R. A. Bulatao, and B. Cohen (eds.), Critical Perspectives on Racial and Ethnic Differences in Health in Late Life. Washington, DC: National Academy Press.

Jasso, G., D.S. Massey, M.R. Rosenzweig, and J.P. Smith. 2005. "Immigration, Health, and New York City: Early Results Based on the New Immigrant Cohort of 2003." Economic Policy Review 11:127-151.

Jasso, G., D.S. Massey, M.R. Rosenzweig, and J.P. Smith. 2008. "From Illegal to Legal: Estimating Previous Illegal Experience among New Legal Immigrants to the United States." International Migration Review 42(4): 803-843. Manuscript available as IZA Discussion Paper No. 3441 at www.iza.org.

Jasso, G., D.S. Massey, M.R. Rosenzweig, and J.P. Smith. In press. "The U.S. New Immigrant Survey: Overview and Preliminary Results Based on the New-Immigrant Cohorts of 1996 and 2003." Pp. 29-46 in B. Morgan and B. Nicholson (eds.), Immigration Research and Statistics Service Workshop on Longitudinal Surveys and Cross-Cultural Survey Design: Workshop Proceedings. London, UK: Crown Publishing.

Jasso, G., and M.R. Rosenzweig. 2006. "Characteristics of Immigrants to the United States: 1820-2003." Pp. 328-358 in R. Ueda (ed.), Companion to American Immigration. A volume in the series, Blackwell Companions to American History. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing.

Jasso, G., and M.R. Rosenzweig. 2009. "Selection Criteria and the Skill Composition of Immigrants: A Comparative Analysis of Australian and U.S. Employment Immigration ." Pp. 153-183 in Jagdish Bhagwati and Gordon H. Hanson (eds.), Skilled Migration Today: Prospects, Problems, and Policies. New York: Oxford. Manuscript available as IZA Discussion Paper No. 3564 at www.iza.org.

Jasso, G., M.R. Rosenzweig, and J.P. Smith. 2000. "The Changing Skill of New Immigrants to the United States: Recent Trends and Their Determinants." Pp. 185-225 in G.J. Borjas (ed.), Issues in the Economics of Immigration. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.

Kagotho, N., and Tan, J. 2008. "Predictors of Prostate Cancer Screening Among Older Immigrant Men" Journal of the National Medical Association 100(10) 1168-1174. Available on JNMA.

Massey, D.S., and I.R. Akresh. 2006. "Immigrant Intentions and Mobility in a Global Economy: The Attitudes and Behavior of Recently Arrived Immigrants." Social Science Quarterly,Volume 87, Number 5, pp. 954-971(18).

Massey, D.S., and N. Malone. 2002. "Pathways to Legal Immigration." Population Research and Policy Review, Vol. 21, No. 6.

McConnell, E.D., and I.R. Akresh. 2008. "Through the Front Door: Housing Outcomes of New Lawful Immigrants." International Migration Review, 2(1): 134-163.

McConnell, E.D., and I.R. Akresh. 2009. "Housing Cost Burden and New Lawful Immigrants in the United States ." Population Research and Policy Review. Published online 26 March 2009. Available on PRPR.

Montgomery, M.A., C.T. Jackson, and E. A. Kelvin. 2013. "Premigration Harm and Depression: Findings from the New Immigrant Survey, 2003."Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. Available at: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10903-013-9810-z

Redstone, I., and D.S. Massey. 2004. "Coming to Stay: An Analysis of the U.S. Census Question on Immigrants’ Year of Arrival." Demography, 41:721-738.

Smith Kelly, C., and B. Solomon. 2009. "The Influence of Religion on Remittances Sent to Relatives and Friends Back Home." Journal of Business & Economics Research, Volume 7, Number 1.

Shaw-Taylor, Y., and S.A. Tuch. 2007. "The Other African Americans: Contemporary African and Caribbean Immigrants in the US." Edited by Yoku Shaw-Taylor and Steven Tuch. Colorado: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers. Available on NORC at the University of Chicago.

Yun, K., E. Fuentes-Afflick, L. A. Curry, H. M. Krumholz, and M. M. Desai. 2013. "Parental Immigration Status is Associated with Children's Health Care Utilization: Findings from the 2003 New Immigrant Survey of US Legal Permanent Residents." Maternal and Child Health Journal. ISSN 1092-7875.

Technical Reports and Working Papers:

Akee, R., and M. Yuksel. 2008. "A Note on Measures of Human Capital for Immigrants: Examining the American Community Survey and New Immigrant Survey." Manuscript available as IZA Discussion Paper No. 3897 at www.iza.org.

Batalova, J., M. Fix, and P.A. Creticos. 2008 " Uneven Progress: The Employment Pathways of Skilled Immigrants in the United States." in Migration Policy Institute. Available at: http://www.migrationpolicy.org/pubs/BrainWasteOct08.pdf

Blau, Francine, and L. Kahn, 2011. "Substitution Between Individual and Cultural Capital: Pre-Migration Labor Supply, Culture and U.S. Labor Market Outcomes among Immigrant Women." Manuscript available as IZA Discussion Paper No. 5890 at www.iza.org.

Hayes, J., and L. Hill. 2008. "Immigrant Pathways to Legal Permanent Residence: Now and Under a Merit-Based System." in Public Policy Institute of California. Vol 9 Number 4. Available on PPIC.

Jasso, G., D.S. Massey, M.R. Rosenzweig, and J.P. Smith. 2003. "The New Immigrant Survey in the US: The Experience over Time." Migration Information Source: www.migrationinformation.org.

Jasso, G., M.R. Rosenzweig, and J.P. Smith. 1999. "The Effects of Interview Payments and Periodicity on Sample Selection and Attrition and Respondent Memory: Evidence from the Pilot Study of the New Immigrant Survey."

Jasso, G., M.R. Rosenzweig, and J.P. Smith. 2002. "The Earnings of U.S. Immigrants: World Skill Prices, Skill Transferability and Selectivity."

Lofstrom, Magnus, L. Hill, and J. Hayes, 2010. "Did Employer Sanctions Lose Their Bite? Labor Market Effects of Immigrant Legalization." Manuscript available as IZA Discussion Paper No. 4972 at www.iza.org.

Pew Research Center, 2013. "The Religious Affiliation of U.S. Immigrants: Majority Christian, Rising Share of Other Faiths." The Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life. A project of the Pew Research Center. Available at http://www.pewforum.org/Geography/The-Religious-Affiliation-of-US-Immigrants.aspx.

Takenaka, A.  2007.  “Secondary Migration: Who Re-Migrates and Why These Migrants Matter.Migration Information Source: www.migrationinformation.org/Feature/display.cfm?ID=597

Wadhwa, V., G. Jasso, B. Rissing, G. Gereffi, and R. B. Freeman.  2007. "Intellectual Property, the Immigration Backlog, and a Reverse Brain-Drain: America's New Immigrant Entrepreneurs, Part III." (August 22, 2007).  Available at SSRN: http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1008366.

 

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