The Immigrant Income Gap

Stacey R. Fitzsimmons, Jen Baggs, Mary Yoko Brannen

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Researchers don’t know a lot about how immigrants fare in the workplace. At a high level, the general impression that first-generation immigrants suffer downsides, but that their children do fine, has some evidence to back it up. However, if you look at the data on a more granular level, you find that gender, race, and mother tongue have a bigger impact on pay and promotion than generational status.
Original languageEnglish
JournalHarvard Business Review Digital Articles
Pages (from-to)2-8
Number of pages7
Publication statusPublished - 7 May 2020

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