The Economic Integration of Immigrants and Regional Resilience



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Table 4. Predicting Occupational Index of Specialization, 2000

Variable

Index of Specialization, All Immigrants

[1]

Index of Specialization, Mexican Immigrants

[2]

Human Capital










Share of immigrants with a BA or higher, 2000

0.427***

0.355***







(0.087)

(0.118)
















CBSA pre-1980 immigrant population, 2000

0.073

0.071







(0.085)

(0.103)
















Metro rate of "good" English language ability among immigrants, 2000

-0.004***

-0.001







(0.001)

(0.001)

Context of Reception










Central city has a pro-immigrant policy stance, 2013

-0.021*

-0.023







(0.012)

(0.016)
















Number of immigrant service NGOs/immigrant, 2000

-18.845

-17.639







(39.476)

(51.887)
















Revenue of immigrant service NGOs/immigrant ($1,000s), 2000

0.080

0.055







(0.052)

(0.069)

Ethnic Enclaves










Share of foreign-born living in ethnic enclaves, 2000

0.003

0.176***







(0.038)

(0.050)
















Dissimilarity index of the foreign-born, 2000

0.001

0.001







(0.001)

(0.0001)

Spatial Mismatch











Suburban share of regional jobs, 2000

0.097**

0.029







(0.047)

(0.060)

Industry Structure










Industry diversity index (employment based), 2000

-0.413***

-0.385**







(0.136)

(0.180)
















Percent of employment in manufacturing, 2000

0.482***

0.274*







(0.107)

(0.140)

Regional Controls










Total CBSA population, 2000

0.016**

0.016*







0.007

0.0159
















CBSA, median age, all, 2000

0.004*

0.003







(0.002)

(0.003)
















CBSA percent home owners, 2000

-0.097

-0.255







(0.128)

(0.167)
















Median household income, 1999 (in 2000 $s)

-0.003***

-0.003**







0.000

0.000
















CBSA 90-10 income ratio, 2000

-0.015***

-0.001







(0.004)

(0.005)
















CBSA unemployment rate, 2000

0.016***

0.003







(0.005)

(0.006)




Adjusted R-squared

0.537




0.322




Notes: All regressions include regions with at least 200,000 total population in 2000 and at least 10,000 immigrants in 2000. Sample size equals 124 for all three models. Standard errors in parentheses. * significant at 10% level; ** significant at 5% level; *** significant at 1% level.

Table 5. Impact of Occupational Diversity Indices on the Resilience Outcomes among Immigrants, 2000-10.




Change in Unemployment Rate, Immigrants 2000-10




Change in Real Wage Income, Immigrants, 2000-10




[1]




[2]




[3]




[4]

Variable

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Occupational diversity index, immigrants, 2000

-0.161**










16727.2*










(0.059)










(2.500)































Index of specialization, immigrants, 2000




0.035










-4749.8










(0.031)










(1.360)

























Change in unemployment rate overall, 2000-2010

0.0001*




0.0001*




-0.004




-0.003




(0.000)




(0.000)




(0.260)




(0.230)

























Percent change in immigrant population, 2000-10

0.006




0.005




-2552.4*




-2415.6*




(0.009)




(0.009)




(2.430)




(2.250)

























Percent of employment in FIRE, 2000

-0.125




-0.174




7232.7




11231.2




(0.130)




(0.134)




(0.490)




(0.740)

Regional Controls






















Total CBSA population, 2000

-0.003




-0.003




97.8




77.2




(0.002)




(0.002)




(0.390)




(0.300)

























CBSA, median age, all, 2000

0.001




0.001




116.1




109.8




(0.001)




(0.001)




(1.260)




(1.170)

























CBSA percent home owners, 2000

0.070




0.059




-21245.2**




-20153.4**




(0.045)




(0.046)




(4.120)




(3.850)

























Median household income, 1999 (in 2000 $s)

0.00005




-0.00001




21.6




26.8




(0.0004)




(0.0004)




(0.500)




(0.610)

























CBSA 90-10 income ratio, 2000

0.001




0.002




-594.1**




-655.0**




(0.001)




(0.002)




(3.520)




(3.850)

























CBSA unemployment rate, 2000

-0.008**




-0.010




435.9*




578.9**




(0.002)




(0.001)




(2.510)




(3.430)

























Adjusted R-squared

0.450

 

0.420

 

0.320

 

0.300

Notes: All regressions include regions with at least 200,000 total population in 2000 and at least 10,000 immigrants in 2000. Sample size equals 124 for all three models. Standard errors in parentheses. * significant at 10% level; ** significant at 5% level; *** significant at 1% level.
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