PIIRS Conference Reference Papers

PIIRS Selected References

Akbulut-Yuksel, Mevlude, Hoyt Bleakley, and Aimee Chin. (2008) “The Effects of English Proficiency among Childhood Immigrants:Are Hispanics Different?” Working Paper.

Alon, Sigal, Thurston Domina and Marta Tienda. (forthcoming). “Stymied Mobility or Temporary Lull? Intergenerational Discontinuities in Hispanic College Destinations.” Social Forces.

Anderson, Edward, and Sarah Hague. 2007. “The Impact of Investing in Children: Assessing the Cross-Country Econometric Evidence.” Working Paper 280. Overseas Development Institute. and Save the Children. United Kingdom.

Aydemir, Abdurrahman, Wen-Hao Chen, and Miles Corak. 2008. “Intergenerational Education Mobility Among the Children of Canadian Immigrants.” Discussion Paper No. 3759. Institute for the study of Labor (IZA). Bonn, Germany.

Bleakley, Hoyt, and Aimee Chin. 2008. “Age at Arrival, English Proficiency, and Social Asimilatio n Among U.S. Immigrants” NBER Working Paper.

Bleakley, Hoyt, and Aimee Chin. “English Proficiency and Socioeconomic Outcomes: Relation to Age at Arrival and the “Critical Period” of Language Acquisition.” Presentation.

Bleakley, Hoyt, and Aimee Chin. 2008. "What Holds Back the Second Generation? The Intergenerational Transmission of Language Human Capital Among Immigrants.Journal of Human Resources. 43(2): 267-298.

Bleakley, Hoyt, and Aimee Chin. 2004. “Language Skills and Earnings: Evidence from Childhood Immigrants.Review of Economics and Statistics. 86(2):481-496.

Booth, Alison and Yuji Tamura. "Impact of Paternal Temporary Absence on Children Left Behind." IZA DP No. 4381.

Brown, Giorgina, and John Mickelwright. 2004. “Using International Surveys of Achievement and Literacy: A View from the Outside.” UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Montreal, Canada.

Corak, Miles. 2009. “Age at Immigration and the Education Outcomes of Children.” Paper presented at Research Seminar on Child Immigration, August 27-28, 2009. Princeton University, Princeton, NJ.

Corak, Miles. 2008. “Immigration in the Long Run: The Education and Earnings Mobility of Second Generation Canadians.” IRPP CHOICES 14(Oct): ISSN 0711-0677. IRRP Website

Gibson, John, David McKenzie, and Steven Stillman. 2009. “The Impacts of International Migration on Remaining Household Members: Omnibus Results from a Migration Lottery Program.” Working Paper 20/09. Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration. London, England.

Haskins, Ron. 2009. “Immigration: Wages, Education and Mobility.” Chapter 7, Economic Mobility Project, Pew Charitable Trusts.

Hildrebrandt, Nicole, and David J. Mackenzie. 2005. “The Effects of Migration on Child Health in Mexico. Economia. 6(1): 257-289.

Jackson, Margot, Kathleen Kiernan, and Sara McLanahan. 2009. “Mothers’ Inputs to Child Health in the U.S. and U.K.: A Comparative Lens on the Immigrant ‘Paradox’” Unpublished Paper.

Kao, Grace and Marta Tienda. 1995. “Optimism and Achievement: The Educational Performance of Immigrant Youth.Social Science Quarterly. 76(1):1-19.

Kong, Tao, and Xin Meng. 2009. “The Educational and Health Outcomes of the Children of Migrants”Pp. 97-120 in Xin Meng, Chris Manning, Tadjuddin Effendi and Shi Li (ed.), The Great Migration: Rural-Urban Migration in China and Indonesia. United Kingdom: Edward Elgar Publishing.

Liebig, Thomas. 2009. "Children of Immigrants in the Labour Markets of EU and OECD Countries: An Overview." OECD Social, Employment and Migration Working Papers.

Mazzucato, Valentina. 2009. “Bridging Boundaries with a Transnational Research Approach: A Simultaneous Matched Sample Methodology” Pp. 215-232 in Falzon, MA (ed). Multi-sited Ethnography. Farnham, England: Ashgate.

Mazzucato, Valentina, and Djamila Schans. 2008. “Transnational Families, Children and the Migration – Development Nexus.SSRC Migration and Development Conference. Paper No. 20.

Nolan, Brian. 2009. “Promoting the Well-Being of Immigrant Youth.” Working Paper WP09/09, University College Dublin. Belfield, Ireland.

Pitkin, John, and Dowell Myers. 2009. “A Temporally Unbiased Summary Measure of Immigrant Advancement in the U.S.” Unpublished Paper.

Pitkin, John. 2005. “The Gap Between Births and Census Counts of Children Born in California: Undercount or Transnational Movement?” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, March 29, 2005.

Portes, Alejandro, Patricia Fernández-Kelly and William Haller. 2009. “The Adaptation of the Immigrant Second Generation in America: A Theoretical Overview and Recent Evidence.Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies. 35(7):1077-1104.

Schnepf, Sylke Viola. 2008. “Inequality of Learning Amongst Immigrant Children in Industrialised Countries.” Working Paper A08/01, School of Social Sciences and Southampton Statistical Sciences Research Institute. Southampton, UK.

Semyonov, Moshe. 2005. “Labor Migration, Remitances and Household Income: A Comparison between Filipino and Filipina Overseas Workers.International Migration Review. 39(1): 45-68.

Semyonov, Moshe, and Anastasia Gorodzeisky. 2004. “Occupational Destinations and Economic Mobility of Filipino Overseas Workers.International Migration Review. 38(1): 5-25.

Stillman, Steven, John Gibson, and David McKenzie. "The Impact of Immigration on Child Health: Experimental Evidence From a Migration Lottery Program."


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