References for Name Assimilation in Asian Americans

Abramitzky, Ran, et al. “Do Immigrants Assimilate More Slowly Today than in the Past?” American Economic Review. Insights, vol. 2, no. 1, Mar. 2020, pp. 125–41. PubMed Central,\

Adida, Claire L., et al. “Identifying Barriers to Muslim Integration in France.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, vol. 107, no. 52, Dec. 2010, pp. 22384–90. (Crossref),\

Auspurg, Katrin, et al. “Contexts and Conditions of Ethnic Discrimination: Evidence from a Field Experiment in a German Housing Market.” Journal of Housing Economics, vol. 35, Mar. 2017, pp. 26–36. ScienceDirect,\

Banerjee, Rupa, et al. “Do Large Employers Treat Racial Minorities More Fairly? An Analysis of Canadian Field Experiment Data.” Canadian Public Policy, vol. 44, no. 1, Mar. 2018, pp. 1–12. (Crossref),\

Bertrand, Marianne, and Sendhil Mullainathan. “Are Emily and Greg More Employable Than Lakisha and Jamal? A Field Experiment on Labor Market Discrimination.” American Economic Review, vol. 94, no. 4, Sept. 2004, pp. 991–1013.,\

Carneiro, Pedro, et al. “Please Call Me John: Name Choice and the Assimilation of Immigrants in the United States, 1900–1930.” Labour Economics, vol. 62, Jan. 2020, p. 101778. ScienceDirect,\

Chen, Jenny J. “Asian Last Names Lead To Fewer Job Interviews, Still.” NPR, 23 Feb. 2017. NPR,\

Choi, Yoonsun, et al. “Explicating Acculturation Strategies among Asian American Youth: Subtypes and Correlates across Filipino and Korean Americans.” Journal of Youth and Adolescence, vol. 47, no. 10, Oct. 2018, pp. 2181–205. PubMed Central,\

Experiences of Name-Based Microaggressions within the South Asian American Population - ProQuest.

Gonnot, Jérôme. “What’s in a Name? Immigrant’s Name Choices as a Signal of Belonging.” MPC Blog, 15 Apr. 2021,\

Kang, Sonia K., et al. “Whitened Résumés: Race and Self-Presentation in the Labor Market.” Administrative Science Quarterly, vol. 61, no. 3, Sept. 2016, pp. 469–502. (Crossref),\

Kim, Jinhee, et al. “Children’s Names and Naming Practices: Wrestling with Racism in Asian American Families.” Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education, Mar. 2023, pp. 1–13. (Crossref),\

Kim, Nadia Y. “25. Critical Thoughts on Asian American Assimilation in the Whitening Literature.” 25. Critical Thoughts on Asian American Assimilation in the Whitening Literature, New York University Press, 2016, pp. 554–75.,\

Lee, Jennifer C., and Samuel Kye. “Racialized Assimilation of Asian Americans.” Annual Review of Sociology, vol. 42, no. 1, July 2016, pp. 253–73. (Crossref),\

Lee, Jennifer, and Dian Sheng. “The Asian American Assimilation Paradox.” Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, vol. 50, no. 1, Jan. 2024, pp. 68–94. (Crossref),\

Nicoll, A., et al. “What’s in a Name? Accuracy of Using Surnames and Forenames in Ascribing Asian Ethnic Identity in English Populations.” Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, vol. 40, no. 4, Dec. 1986, pp. 364–68.,\

Pinsker, Joe. “American Immigrants and the Dilemma of ‘White-Sounding’ Names.” The Atlantic, 3 Jan. 2019,\

“‘Say My Name’: Name and Cultural Assimilation.” MIR, 16 Feb. 2023,
What History Tells Us about Assimilation of Immigrants | Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR).

Wu, Ellen Dionne. “‘They Call Me Bruce, But They Won’t Call Me Bruce Jones:’ Asian American Naming Preferences and Patterns.” Names, vol. 47, no. 1, Mar. 1999, pp. 21–50. (Crossref),\

Zhao, Xian, and Monica Biernat. “‘I Have Two Names, Xian and Alex’: Psychological Correlates of Adopting Anglo Names.” Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, vol. 49, no. 4, May 2018, pp. 587–601. (Crossref),\

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---. “‘Welcome to the U.S.’ but ‘Change Your Name’? Adopting Anglo Names and Discrimination.” Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, vol. 70, May 2017, pp. 59–68. ScienceDirect,\

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