The Task-specialization Hypothesis and Possible Productivity Effects of Immigration

Forskningsenhed: EPRU


Abstract:
The purpose of this project is to investigate the task-specialization hypothesis and possible productivity effects of immigration using Danish matched worker-firm data. Thereby, we hope to make a significant contribution to the debate among economists on the impacts of immigration.

Read the full project description here

You can find the journal article Indvandringen har givet danskere bedre jobs og højere løn here (in Danish)

Read the Working paper Immigrants and Native Workers: New Analysis Using Longitudinal Employer-Employee Data, Mette Foged, University of Copenhagen & Giovanni Peri, University of California, Davis here