1. “We find that immigrants initially located in places with larger co-ethnic networks are more likely to be employed at first, but have a lower probability of investing in human capital. In the long run they are more likely to be mis-matched in their job and to earn a lower wage.” NBER link here.
5. Don’t take these numbers too literally, but some good Irish gdp revisions. I wonder what Scott Sumner thinks of that 32.4% ngdp growth. Krugman offers some explanatory links. Here is a lengthy discussion of why it is difficult to interpret Irish national accounts (pdf).