- US immigration trends -migrationpolicy.org
- Center for Immigration Studies – cis.org
- Pew research on immigration – countries of origin, etc
- Pew Research facts – fertility and other trends
OECD International Migration Statistics.
Office of Immigration Statistics. http://www.dhs.gov/files/statistics/immigration.shtm.
Statistics Canada (2013). 2011 National Household Survey: Immigration, place of birth, citizenship, ethnic origin, visible minorities, language and religion. http://www.statcan.gc.ca/daily-quotidien/130508/dq130508b-eng.htm.
United Nations. (2013). “Total international migrant stock.” http://esa.un.org/unmigration/TIMSA2013/migrantstocks2013.htm?mtotals.
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). (2013). UNHCR Statistical Yearbook 2011, 11th edition. New York, NY: United Nations.
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. (2013). “Foreign-born workers: labor force characteristics—2012.” http://www.bls.gov/news.release/pdf/forbrn.pdf.
U.S. Census Bureau: Foreign-Born Population. http://www.census.gov/population/www/socdemo/foreign/index.html
U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Annual Flow Report, Office of Immigration Statistics. http://www.dhs.gov/sites/default/files/publications/ois_rfa_fr_2012.pdf.
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (2013). Characteristics of H1B Specialty Occupation Workers. http://www.uscis.gov/sites/default/files/USCIS/Resources/Reports%20and%20Studies/H-1B/h1b-fy-12-characteristics.pdf.
World Bank. (2013). “Migration and remittance flows: Recent trends and outlook, 2013-2016.” http://siteresources.worldbank.org/INTPROSPECTS/Resources/334934-1288990760745/MigrationandDevelopmentBrief21.pdf.
Yearbook of Immigration Statistics. http://www.dhs.gov/files/statistics/publications/yearbook.shtm.
Population – State level data
- Census statistical abstracts – shares of educated adults, etc
- Population estimates – by state, year, age
- Median household income– by state Table H8
- Share of urban population by state – Iowa program
- BLS employment, prices, wages – and more
- Welfare data – U of K center for poverty research
- CDC Wonder database – as in Deaton and Case
- CDC National Center for Health Statistics – divorce, fertility.
- Digest of educational stats by year – NCES
- The conditions of education – nces
- Trends in higher ed pricing, etc– college board
- IPEDS data -NCES
- National survey of college graduates – longitudinal
- iPums higher ed – NSCG
Labor and Demographic Microdata
- iPums-USA – and other ipums
- CPS NBER extracts – basic, MORG,supplements
- NLSY – panel data N=8000+ in 1997, BLS set of docs
- AEA data list
- PSID homepage
- World Bank global development -data
- Payscale.com -wages
- USDA food and nutrition – ERS
- IZA the world of labor – online journal
- IZA discussion papers – online
- AEA web – and journals
- Journal of Labor Economics – site
- American Enterprise Institute: www.aei.org
- Brookings Institution: www.brookings.edu
- Cato Institute: www.cato.org
- Center for Immigration Studies: www.cis.org
- Citizen and Immigration Canada: http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/index.asp
- Department of Immigration and Citizenship Australia: http://www.immi.gov.au/
- Economic Policy Institute: www.epi.org
- The Institute for Employment Research in Nuremberg, Germany, has created a dataset on immigration and emigration by education, available at http://www.iab.de/en/daten/iab-brain-drain-data.aspx
- Manhattan Institute for Policy Research: www.manhattan-institute.org
- Migration Policy Institute: www.migrationpolicy.org
- New York Times interactive map that shows how different immigrant groups settled across the US
- The OECD’s International Migration Statistics includes data on immigrants by citizenship, age, occupation, duration of stay, occupation, field of study and labor status, available at http://www.oecd-ilibrary.org/social-issues-migration-health/data/oecd-international-migration-statistics_mig-data-en.Partnership for a New American Economy: www.renewoureconomy.org
Pew Research Hispanic Trends Project: www.pewhispanic.org
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR): http://www.unhcr.org
Urban Institute: www.urban.org
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics releases data annually on the labor force characteristics of U.S.- and foreign-born workers, including their earnings, education and distribution across occupations: http://www.bls.gov/news.release/forbrn.toc.htm
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. (2013). Applicant performance on the naturalization test. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Available at http://www.uscis.gov/us-citizenship/naturalization-test/applicant-performance-naturalization-test
U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services: http://www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis
The U.S. Census Bureau publishes reports on the characteristics of immigrants in the United States: http://www.census.gov/topics/population/foreign-born.html.
The U.S. Department of State provides an explanation of permanent and temporary visas, including statistics: http://travel.state.gov/content/visas/english.html.
The U.K.’s Office for National Statistics has maps of the distribution of different ethnic groups across England and Wales, available at http://www.ons.gov.uk/ons/interactive/census-map-2-1—ethnicity/index.html.
The Urban Institute’s Children of Immigrants data tool generates charts and tables about the children of immigrants in the United States, available at http://datatool.urban.org/charts/datatool/pages.cfm
The World Bank’s resources on migration and remittances are available at www.worldbank.org/prospects/migrationandremittances