This dissertation examines employment, earnings, and income of the six major foreign and native born Asian groups, namely, Asian Indians, Chinese, Filipinos, Japanese, Koreans, and the Vietnamese for the year 2000. The dissertation makes three contributions. First, it provides an updated analysis of employment and earning attainments of Asian individuals disaggregated by countries of origin, gender, and nativity status using the latest available and most suitable data. Second, it explores the use of a non-parametric technique, namely reweighting, to assess the earning gaps between Asians and whites. Third, it analyzes intergroup variations in household income, inclination to pool resources, and factors associated with the likelihood of forming nuclear living arrangements.Table 5.6 about here The estimates for the three (years of education) splines are positive for the foreign and the native born samples. This indicates that within each of the years of educational attainment category, an additional year ofanbsp;...
|Title||:||Asians in the United States Labor Market: 'Winners' Or 'losers'?|
|Author||:||Veena S. Kulkarni|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|