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TITLE: Quiz 16 of ECON251 Purdue University

UNIVERSITY / INSTITUTE: Purdue University

CLASS / COURSE: ECON 25100: Microeconomics

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Quiz 16 (Chapter 22)
 
1. Between 2000 and 2007, legal immigration averaged about 
 
A. 500,000 per year  
 B. 1 million per year    
C. 1.25 million per year  
D. 1.5 million per year  
 
2. What is the quota for the number of diversity immigrants into the U.S.? 
 
A. 1 million per year  
B. 500,000 per year  
 C. 50,000 per year    
D. 25,000 per year  
 
3. Which of the following countries of origin provided the largest number U.S. legal permanent immigrants in 2007? 
 
A. China  
 B. Mexico    
C. Cuba  
D. Philippines  
 
4. Which of the following countries has the largest number of immigrants as a percent of its labor force? 
 
A. Australia    
 B. United States  
C. Switzerland  
D. United Kingdom  
 
5. As it relates to migration, self-selection is most likely to apply to 
 
 A. highly-skilled immigrants    
B. low-skilled immigrants  
C. highly-skilled domestic workers  
D. low-skilled domestic workers  
 
6. A wage increase in the United States will 
 
A. will decrease total wage income if labor demand is inelastic  
 B. will increase total wage income if labor demand is elastic  
C. will decrease total wage income if labor demand is elastic    
D. will decrease total wage income regardless of the elasticity of labor demand  
 
7. One effect of immigration is to: 
 
A. Decrease a nation's total output and productive capacity  
B. Make capital resources less scarce relative to labor  
C. Decrease economic efficiency on a worldwide basis  
 D. Increase the wage bill in a nation experiencing immigration if the demand for labor is elastic    
 
8. Native-born workers are more likely to be harmed by immigration if 
 
A. they are complementary resources to immigrant workers  
 B. they are substitute resources to immigrant workers    
C. demand for their labor is inelastic  
D. there is a substantial amount of backflow  
 
9. Scholarly estimates of the impact of immigration on the average American wage are in the range of 
 
 A. -3% to +2%    
B. -3% to -2%  
C. -1% to +3%  
D. -5% to +1%  
 
10. A recent estimate of the fiscal burden on state and local government for low-skilled immigrant households is nearly 
 
 A. $10 billion annually  
B. $30 billion annually  
C. $50 billion annually    
D. $100 billion annually  
 
 

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