Prejudice against darker skin continues to depress wages for legal immigrants: Study

Legal immigrants with darker skin are paid up to 25 percent less than otherwise comparable lighter-skinned immigrants, a wage penalty that widened significantly four years after these immigrants first received permanent legal status, according to new research by Vanderbilt economist Joni Hersch. Hersch, Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Law and Economics and co-director of the Ph.D. program […]

Prejudice against darker skin continues to depress wages for legal immigrants: Study

Legal immigrants with darker skin are paid up to 25 percent less than otherwise comparable lighter-skinned immigrants, a wage penalty that widened significantly four years after these immigrants ...

Thu 14 Feb 19 from Phys.org

Prejudice against darker skin continues to depress wages for legal immigrants, Thu 14 Feb 19 from Science Blog

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