Estimating Characteristics of the Foreign-Born by Legal Status: An Evaluation of Data and Methods

byDean H. Judson, David A. Swanson

Paperback | March 31, 2011

Estimating Characteristics of the Foreign-Born by Legal Status: An Evaluation of Data and Methods by Dean H. Judson
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This brief represents a comprehensive review of methods for estimating characteristics of the foreign-born population in the United States, specifically oriented toward characteristicsby legal status. A variety of methods have been proffered over the past many decades, in a large variety of venues; this work brings them together, attempts to impart some order on the definition of "legal status," and describes strengths and deficiencies both in methods and in data. The authors have a combined 50 years of experience in both demographic and statistical methodology.

I: Introduction.- II: The Foreign-Born and Immigration.- III: General Methods of Population Estimation.- IV: Estimating the Foreign-Born Using Residual Methods.- V: Estimating the Foreign-Born using Administrative Records.- VI: Estimating the Foreign-Born Using Specialized Survey and Related Statistical Methods.- VII: An Evaluation of ...
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Title:Estimating Characteristics of the Foreign-Born by Legal Status: An Evaluation of Data and MethodsFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:70 pages, 23.5 X 15.5 X 0.01 inShipping dimensions:70 pages, 23.5 X 15.5 X 0.01 inPublished:March 31, 2011Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9400712715

ISBN - 13:9789400712713

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