Employment of Undocumented Immigrants and the Prospect of Legal Status: Evidence from an Amnesty Program

This article estimates the causal effect of the prospect of legal status on the employment outcomes of undocumented immigrants. The identification strategy exploits a natural experiment provided by an Italian amnesty program that introduced an exogenous discontinuity in eligibility based on date of...

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Volume: 71
Main Author: Devillanova, Carlo
Fasani, Francesco
Frattini, Tommaso
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Trade
Place of publication: Los Angeles, CA SAGE Publications 01.08.2018
Sage Publications, Inc
published in: Industrial & labor relations review Vol. 71; no. 4; pp. 853 - 881
Data of publication: 20180800
ISSN: 0019-7939
EISSN: 2162-271X
Discipline: Economics
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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