Outmigration of Foreign-Born Members in Canada
AbstractThis paper studies the partial effect of various socioeconomic characteristics on the rate of outmigration of the foreign-born from the Canadian population. The data sets used are based on the microdata of the 1971 and 1981 censuses of population. It is found that migrants with high school education have the highest propensity to outmigrate, while those with less than high school education have the lowest. The propensity to outmigrate is positively related to the age of the migrant. Males tend to have a higher propensity to outmigrate, while having a command of official languages reduces the propensity to outmigrate.
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Volume (Year): 27 (1994)
Issue (Month): 2 (May)
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