Date of Submission

Spring 2017

Academic Programs and Concentrations

Economics

Project Advisor 1

Aniruddha Mitra

Abstract/Artist's Statement

This paper argues the burgeoning idea that an inflow of low-skilled immigrants into a receiving country can provide benefits for high-skilled native women. In considering the often increased responsibilities held by women in the household, when compared to men, the introduction of immigrants of certain occupations can help ease these responsibilities. A series of regressions explain that the effect is statistically significant, especially when considering low-skilled female immigrants. Policy implications are discussed as well as areas for future research. The paper concludes with a brief secondary theory and discourse on the labor constraints of women.

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Regression Table (Union).csv (28 kB)
Contains all pertinent data for models 1-6

Regression Table (Female Parliament).csv (26 kB)
Contains all pertinent data for models 7 and 8

Callahan Models 1-4.do (4 kB)
Stata .do file for model 1-4

Callahan Models 5 & 6.do (1 kB)
Stata .do file for model 5 and 6

Callahan Model 7.do (1 kB)
Stata .do file for model 7 and 8

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