(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2014)

Document title

Immigrant underemployment across US metropolitan areas : from a spatial perspective

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

WANG Q. (1) ; LYSENKO T. (1) ;
(1) Univ. of North Carolina, Charlotte, ETATS-UNIS


This article examines the immigrant underemployment across US metropolitan areas from a spatial perspective. Results suggest that the probability of individual labour force’s underemployment within any metropolitan area is highly contingent on metropolitan labour market characteristics including ethnic diversity, the proportion of its foreign-born population, the economic structure, and the level of educational attainment of the labour force, in addition to individual characteristics


Article of periodic

published at : Urban studies / ISSN 0042-0980

Editor : Longman Group, Harlow - ROYAUME-UNI (1964)

Millesime : 2014, vol. 51, no10 [pp. 2202-2218]

Bibliographic references : 3 p.

Collation : 4 fig., 2 tabl.



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