Asian Americans have a long and profound history in the United States, and are usually referred to as the “model minority”. While the income level of immigrants depends on various factors, existing literature suggests that immigrants who can adapt well and are relatively successful in their new jobs can make a significant contribution to economic growth (Borjas, 2009).
Recommended CitationWu, Eunis '12 (2012) "Economic Assimilation of Chinese Immigrants in the United States: Is There Wage Convergence with Natives?," The Park Place Economist: Vol. 20
Available at: http://digitalcommons.iwu.edu/parkplace/vol20/iss1/19