Kansas State University, USA
IZA World of Labor role
Associate Professor of Economics, Kansas State University, USA
Labor economics, immigration, occupational licensing, personnel economics
Positions/functions as a policy advisor
Assistant Professor of Economics, Kansas State University, 2013–2020.
PhD Economics, University of Western Ontario, 2013
“The decline in earnings of childhood immigrants in the U.S.” International Migration Review 51 (2020): 58–82.
“Occupational attainment of natives and immigrants: A cross-cohort analysis.” Journal of Human Capital 13:3 (2019): 375–409.
“The wage penalty to undocumented immigration.” Labour Economics 61 (2019) (with G. Borjas).
"The effect of post-Baccalaureate certificates on job search: Results from a correspondence study.” Labour Economics 61 (2019) (with A. Gaulke and S. Namingit).
“Occupational licensing and immigrants.” Journal of Law and Economics (Forthcoming) (with T. Dacass).
Job loss from Covid-19 was greater among immigrants than the native-born in most developed countriesHugh Cassidy, February 2022The labor market disruptions due to the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdowns impacted immigrant workers more severely than native-born workers in the US, Canada, Australia, and most EU countries. Immigrant workers in most of these countries were more vulnerable to the pandemic since they were more likely to be employed in jobs that are not as easy to perform remotely. The labor market recovery for both groups in the US was rapid, and by Fall 2020, the employment gaps between immigrant and native-born workers, both for men and women, had returned to pre-pandemic levels.MoreLess