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  • Author(s):
    Allert Brown-Gort, Roger A. Knight, Andrew Deliyannides, Juan Carlos Guzman
    Abstract:

    Follow up report on 2005 State of Latino Chicago. Analyzes valuable economic contributions of Chicago-area Latinos and disproves myth that Latinos negatively impact the economy. Also finds that Latinos contribute almost $1.2 billion more in tax revenues than they cost in the delivery of public services like education, healthcare, public safety, and other services. Analyzes data from 2009 U.S. Census and American Community Survey.

    Date Created:
    2011-01-01
    Resource Type
    Report
  • Author(s):
    Allert Brown-Gort, Timothy Ready
    Abstract:

    Examines contributions of Latinos to economic and civic life in Chicago. Finds Latino economic success increased dramatically between 1990 and 2003 through new business, job creation, and increasing homeownership. Based on data from Institute for Latino Studies’ Chicago-Area Survey, US Census Bureau and Illinois State Board of Education.

    Date Created:
    2005-01-01
    Resource Type
    Report
  • Author(s):
    Allert Brown-Gort, John Koval, Timothy Ready
    Abstract:

    Studies migration trends of Mexican women in Chicago area including topics of family units, education, reasons for migration, remittances, gender, age, income, health, and language. Draws from 2000 Census data and 2003 Chicago-Area Study. Findings include an increase in female migration since 1989, most coming directly from 7 Mexican states, and an average migration age of 20.

    Date Created:
    2005-01-01
    Resource Type
    Report
  • Author(s):
    Allert Brown-Gort, Juan Carlos Guzmán
    Abstract:

    Policy brief describing the potential effects of proposed legislation aimed at controlling unauthorized immigration currently being considered by the Indiana Legislature. Findings indicate a significant reduction in the economic success of the State of Indiana following the passage of the bill including a GDP reduction of about $5 billion and a decrease in taxes of about $200 million. The study uses 2006 Pew Hispanic Research Center data and state data from the Census Bureau.

    Date Created:
    2008-03-01
    Resource Type
    Report