Puerto Ricans in the United States : a changing reality / Francisco L. Rivera-Batiz and Carlos Santiago.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Washington, D.C. : National Puerto Rican Coalition, Inc., 1994.
Description
138 pages ; 23 cm

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Notes
  • Cover title.
  • "October 1994."
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (pages 129-136).
Contents
  • Preface
  • Summary
  • Introduction
  • The growth and dispersion of the Puerto Rican population in the United States
  • The socioeconomic status of Puerto Ricans in the United States
  • Poverty and household characteristics
  • The labor market performance of the Puerto Rican population
  • Educational attainment, discrimination, and the determinants of earnings
  • The migratory bridge in the 1980s
  • Public policy implications and recommendations
  • Appendix A: Multivariate regression analysis of the determinants of the growth and presence of Puerto Ricans in 25 MSAs, 1980-1990
  • Appendix B: Results of multivariate regression analysis of the determinants of hourly wages
  • Appendix C: Methodology and sources of data.
OCLC
32004930
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