Carmel U. Chiswick

University of Illinois at Chicago

George Washington University

IZA - Institute for the Study of Labor

Research Articles:

"Immigrant Impacts on Israel’s Labor Force: Implications for Economic Development," Papers in Jewish Demography 1989 (1993), pp.253-257.

"The Impact of Immigrants on the Macro-Economy" (with B. Chiswick and G. Karras), Carnegie-Rochester Conference Series on Public Policy 37 (1992), pp.279-316.

"The Impact of Immigration on the Human Capital of Natives," Journal of Labor Economics 7 (1989), pp.464-486.

"Human Resource Development: Some Economic Policy Issues," in C. Hongladarom (ed.), Human Resource Development: Concept, Policies, Needs and Cooperation in the ASEAN Region, Bangkok, 1989, pp.13-19.

"Labor, Leisure and Home Production: Implications of the New International Standards for Labor Statistics" (invited paper), American Statistical Association Business and Economic Statistics Section, Proceedings 1987, pp. 1-5.

Statistical Data for Thailand: Surveys of Households and Individuals, Human Resources Institute, Thammasat University, Bangkok, 1987.

"The Efficiency Wage Hypothesis: Applying a General Model of the Interaction Between Labor Quantity and Quality," Journal of Development Economics 20 (1986), pp. 311-323.

"Are Immigrants and Natives Perfect Substitutes in Production?" (with B. Chiswick and P. Miller), International Migration Review (Winter 1985), pp. 674-685.

"The Elasticity of Substitution Revisited: The Effects of Secular Changes in Labor Force Structure," Journal of Labor Economics 3 (1985), pp. 490-507.

"Income Distribution and Education" (with B. Chiswick), in T. Husen and T. N. Postlethwaite (eds.), International Encyclopedia of Education: Research and Studies, Oxford, 1985, pp. 2414-21 (Vol. 5).

Reprinted in G. Psacharopoulos (ed.), Economics of Education: Research and Studies, Oxford, 1987, pp.255-261.

"The Impact of Education Policy on Economic Development: Quantity, Quality and Earnings of Labor," Economics of Education Review 3 (1984), pp. 121-130.

"Analysis of Earnings from Household Enterprises: Methodology and Application to Thailand," Review of Economics and Statistics LXV (1983), pp. 658-662.

"The Distribution of Income" in P. Richards (ed.), Basic Needs and Government Policies in Thailand, Singapore (ILO: Maruzen Asia), 1982, pp. 19-66.

"Education and Labor Markets in LDCs," in L. Anderson & D. Windham (eds.), Education and Development, Lexington Books, 1982, pp. 99-112.

"The Growth of Professional Occupations in U.S. Manufacturing: 1900-1973," Research in Human Capital and Development, I (1979), pp. 191-217.

"Effects of Inflation on Low-Income Groups," United Nations Document No. E/CN.5/570, January 1979, Annex.

"Growth Policy and the Distribution of Income," in W. Krelle and A. Shorrocks (eds.), Personal Income Distribution, North-Holland (1978), pp. 471-487.

"A Procedure for Estimating Earnings of Unpaid Family Workers" (invited paper), American Statistical Association Business and Economic Statistics Section, Proceedings 1977, pp. 206-215.

"On Estimating Earnings Functions for LDCs," Journal of Development Economics 4 (1977), pp. 67-78.

"Application of the Theil Index to Income Inequality," American Statistical Association, Business and Economic Statistics Section, Proceedings 1976, pp. 255-260.


Book Reviews:

Timothy J. Hatton and Jeffrey G. Williamson (eds.), Migration and the International Labor Market, 1850-1939 reviewed in Journal of Economic Literature 34 (1996), pp.803-804.

Christopher Colclough with Keith M. Lewin, Educating All The Children: Strategies for Primary Schooling in the South reviewed in Journal of Economic Literature 33 (1995), p.79.

John Knodel et al., Thailand’s Reproductive Revolution: Rapid Fertility Decline in a Third-World Setting reviewed in Economic Development and Cultural Change 38 (1990), pp.442-445.

Norman G. Owen (ed.), The Philippine Economy and the United States: Studies in Past and Present Interactions reviewed in Journal of Economic History 48 (1988), pp. 768-769.

Norman G. Owen, Prosperity Without Progress: Manila Hemp and Material Life in the Colonial Philippines reviewed in Journal of Economic History 48 (1988), pp. 769-770.

Jee-Peng Tan, Kiong Hock Lee and Alain Mingat, User Charges for Education: The Ability and Willingness to Pay in Malawi reviewed in Economics of Education Review 5 (1986), pp. 330-331.

D. Feeny, The Political Economy of Productivity: Thai Agricultural Development 1880-1975 reviewed in Journal of Economic History 42 (1983), pp. 326-328.

J. Kelly and H. Klein, Revolution and the Rebirth of Inequality: A Theory Applied to the National Revolution in Bolivia reviewed in Journal of Economic Literature 21 (1983), pp. 26-27.

R. Repetto, Economic Equality and Fertility in Developing Countries reviewed in Journal of Political Economy 89 (1981), pp. 423-425.

J. M. M. Ritzen, Education, Economic Growth and Income Distribution reviewed in De Economist 126/2 (1978), pp. 265-266.


Reports and Technical Bulletins:

"Human Resources and Employment Prospects in Thailand" (prepared for The World Bank), October 1988, 60 pages.

"Statistical Data for Thailand: Surveys of Households and Individuals" (prepared for U.S. Government, Office of East Asian Analysis), February 1987, 66 pages plus appendices.

"The Distribution of Income in Thailand" (working paper WEP 2-23/WP97, International Labour Office, Geneva), 1981, 70 pages.

"The Determinants of Earnings in Thailand" (prepared as part of World Bank Research Project 671-36), January 1979, 100 pages.

"Profiles of Poverty: Thailand 1972" (prepared as part of World Bank Research Project 671-36), December 1978 (Revised), 29 pages.

"The Effects of Inflation on Poor Households: A Survey of the Literature" (prepared for United Nations Center for Development Planning, Projections and Policies), June 1978, 49 pages.

"Regional Differences in the Distribution of Household Incomes in Thailand: 1962-1972" (prepared as part of World Bank Research Project 671-36), November 1977, 66 pages.

"Measuring Poverty" (Working Paper A-1, World Bank Research Project 671-36), March 1976, 35 pages.

"Household Expenditure Patterns by Income Level: Statistical Tables" (Working Papers A-2 and A-3, World Bank Research Project 671-36), 1976, 26 and 28 pages, respectively.

Report on Social Objectives and Related Policies and Programmes in National Plans of Selected Developing Countries, United Nations Document No. E/CN.5/476, October 1972 (Also available in French, Spanish and Russian).

"Unemployment, Underemployment and Job-Creation" (prepared for the Agency for International Development, Latin America Bureau), August 1971, 10 pages.