Essay on Female Asian Immigrants ' During The U.s. Labor Market

1542 Words Dec 12th, 2016 7 Pages
Yingru Ouyang
Econ 324
Prof. Lopez
Dec.10. 2016

Female Asian Immigrants’ in the U.S. Labor Market

After 1980, the number of immigrants increase dramatically. In 1980, the size of immigrants are 14.1 millions which takes 6.2% of US population. In 2015, the U.S. immigrant population is more than 42.4 million, or 13.3 percent, of the total U.S. population. Simultaneously, the migration from Asia to the United States rose from 5% share of population in 1960 to 30% in 2014. This is an astonishing leap in immigration numbers in U.S.. But the share of women immigrants in all U.S. immigrants has been static. It keeps at around 51%. From the Graph 1, we can see the numbers of female immigrants from Asia fluctuates a little in years as well as the share of women immigrants in all U.S. immigrants displayed in Graph 2. Based on the current available statistics and the classical growth rate formula g=[(X(t+1))/(Xt)](1/n)-1, Graph 3 was made for a clearer show of the growth rate of Asian female migrants as percent of all immigrants. And the huge fluctuation implies that there’s a huge change among different years. Back to the Graph 1 and Graph 2, although they both reveal that the fluctuation of either the numbers of Asian female immigrants or the share of women immigrants in all U.S. immigrants is nearly still. There is a difference in year between 1985 to 2000 between these two graphs. In Graph 1, the slope is keeping downward until 2000. But in Graph 2, the change in…

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