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Occupational segregation and wage differentials between natives and immigrants: evidence from Hong Kong

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  • Liu, Pak-Wai
  • Zhang, Junsen
  • Chong, Shu-Chuen

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Development Economics.

Volume (Year): 73 (2004)
Issue (Month): 1 (February)
Pages: 395-413

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Handle: RePEc:eee:deveco:v:73:y:2004:i:1:p:395-413

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  1. Kee-Lee Chou & Kelvin Cheung & Maggie Lau & Tony Sin, 2014. "Trends in Child Poverty in Hong Kong Immigrant Families," Social Indicators Research, Springer, Springer, vol. 117(3), pages 811-825, July.
  2. Sylvie Démurger & Marc Gurgand & Li Shi & Yu Ximing, 2008. "Migrants as second-class workers in urban China? A decomposition analysis," Working Papers, Groupe d'Analyse et de Théorie Economique (GATE), Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS), Université Lyon 2, Ecole Normale Supérieure 0808, Groupe d'Analyse et de Théorie Economique (GATE), Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS), Université Lyon 2, Ecole Normale Supérieure.
  3. Coral del Río & Olga Alonso-Villar, 2011. "Occupational Segregation Measures: A Role for Status," Working Papers, Universidade de Vigo, Departamento de Economía Aplicada 1103, Universidade de Vigo, Departamento de Economía Aplicada.
  4. Stefan Gravemeyer & Thomas Gries & Jinjun Xue, 2008. "Discrimination, Income Determination and Inequality – The case of Shenzhen," Working Papers CIE 16, University of Paderborn, CIE Center for International Economics.
  5. repec:hal:wpaper:halshs-00586783 is not listed on IDEAS
  6. Quheng, Deng & Gustafsson, Björn Anders, 2006. "China's Lesser Known Migrants," IZA Discussion Papers 2152, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  7. Sylvie Démurger & Martin Fournier & Shi Li & Zhong Wei, 2008. "Economic liberalization with rising segmentation in China's urban labor market," Post-Print halshs-00353336, HAL.
  8. Hipólito Simón & Esteban Sanromá & Raúl Ramos, 2008. "Labour segregation and immigrant and native-born wage distributions in Spain: an analysis using matched employer–employee data," Spanish Economic Review, Springer, Springer, vol. 10(2), pages 135-168, June.
  9. Ou, Dongshu & Kondo, Ayako, 2012. "Immigrants and Earnings Inequality: Evidence from Hong Kong," MPRA Paper 39673, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  10. repec:pdn:wpaper:16 is not listed on IDEAS
  11. Kee-Lee Chou, 2013. "Familial Effect on Child Poverty in Hong Kong Immigrant Families," Social Indicators Research, Springer, Springer, vol. 113(1), pages 183-195, August.

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