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UK Immigrant Earnings and Occupational Crowding

Lindley, JK and Elliott, RJR (2008) UK Immigrant Earnings and Occupational Crowding The Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series A, 171 (3). 645 - 671. ISSN 0964-1998

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Abstract

We investigate occupational attainment as well as estimating earnings differentials for non-white migrants and non-white natives, including occupational effects. We control for the occupational selection of immigrants and compare across native and immigrant groups. Relative to white natives, we find no evidence of an ethnic pay disadvantage for white and South Asian professional workers. Although occupational segregation and other human capital and socio-economic factors provide a partial explanation for the raw earnings differential, evidence of ethnic-based disadvantage in most occupations persists.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Published by Wiley © 2008 Royal Statistical Society
Divisions: Faculty of Business, Economics and Law > Economics
Depositing User: Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited: 21 Jun 2012 12:44
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2014 13:18
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/431312

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