News: Allen Hyde Publishes New Article on Immigration and the Labor Market

Allen Hyde

Posted January 13, 2020

HSOC assistant professor Allen Hyde and coauthor Michael Wallace recently had an article, "Immigration and Labor Market Outcomes in U.S. Metropolitan Areas" published in Sociological Perspectives.

In this paper, they explore the relationship between immigration and three labor market outcomes-- unemployment, casualization or number of bad jobs, and earnings inequality-- among full-time, full-year workers in U.S. metropolitan areas in 2010. They find that labor market conditions tend to shape immigration more than immigration shaping local labor market conditions.

Read the full article here