Immigration and the Earnings of Young Native Workers
AbstractThis paper studies the impact of increased immigration in Austria on the wages of young native blue collar workers. The authors find that in regions, industries, or firms with a larger foreign share, Austrian earn higher wages. With respect to the impact of changes in the immigrant share on wage growth, the results are mixed. The authors develop a simple bargaining model which is consistent with these surprising results. Copyright 1996 by Royal Economic Society.
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Volume (Year): 48 (1996)
Issue (Month): 3 (July)
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- Winter-Ebmer, Rudolf & Zweimüller, Josef, 1994. "Immigration and the Earnings of Young Native Workers," CEPR Discussion Papers 936, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
- F22 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - International Migration
- J31 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs - - - Wage Level and Structure; Wage Differentials
- J51 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Labor-Management Relations, Trade Unions, and Collective Bargaining - - - Trade Unions: Objectives, Structure, and Effects
- J61 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies - - - Geographic Labor Mobility; Immigrant Workers
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