Stevans, Lonnie (2007): The Relationship Among African American Male Earnings, Employment, Incarceration and Immigration: A Time Series Approach.
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The advent of rising immigration has spurred research into a number of important issues insofar as the indigenous labor market is concerned. Some of these issues regarding the nature of the effect on native workers have been studied extensively. Others, like the interrelationships among immigration flows, African-American male earnings, employment, and incarceration rates have not been widely examined. In this paper, the association among these non-stationary variables is studied in the framework of a Vector Error Correction model and the associated cointegrating relationship. We find no statistically significant association among immigration, Black male employment rates, and Black male incarceration rates over the period 1962-2006, ceteris paribus.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||The Relationship Among African American Male Earnings, Employment, Incarceration and Immigration: A Time Series Approach|
|Keywords:||immigration; Vector Error Correction; cointegration; incarceration rates; Black male employment rates|
|Subjects:||J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J2 - Demand and Supply of Labor > J23 - Labor Demand
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C3 - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models ; Multiple Variables > C32 - Time-Series Models ; Dynamic Quantile Regressions ; Dynamic Treatment Effect Models ; Diffusion Processes ; State Space Models
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J2 - Demand and Supply of Labor > J21 - Labor Force and Employment, Size, and Structure
|Depositing User:||Lonnie Stevans|
|Date Deposited:||04. Nov 2007|
|Last Modified:||19. May 2015 07:20|
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