Mismatch of Jobs and People: Do Migration Constraints Put Racial Minorities at a Disadvantage?
Abstract: Using the American Community Survey between 2005 and 2017, this article explores the evidence for potential migration constraints by comparing distributions of people and jobs across race and education. Using the Delta Index of dissimilarity, it illustrates a greater distributional mismatch between workers and jobs among racial minorities, relative to White non-Hispanics. This mismatch suggests greater migration constraints among racial minorities.
File format is application/pdf
Description: Full Text
Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Part of Series: Policy Hub
Publication Date: 2020-06-14