Reservation Wages and Immigrants

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    A reservation wage is the lowest wage rate at which a worker is willing to accept a particular type of job. Reservation wages are important in the context of immigration because they may affect the immigration process at various stages, including the individual decision to migrate, the economic integration of immigrants in their destination country, the labor market success of the native-born population, and the attitudes of the native-born population toward immigration.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationSelected Topics in Migration Studies
    Editors Frank D. Bean, Susan K Brown
    Place of PublicationUK
    ISBN (Print)9783031196300
    Publication statusPublished - 2023

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