The Absorption of Highly Skilled Immigrants: Israel, 1990 - 1995
AbstractThis paper develops a descriptive methodology for the analysis of wage growth of immigrants, based on human capital theory. The sources of the wage growth are : (i) the rise of the return to imported human capital; (ii) the impact of accumulated experience in the host country; and, (iii) the mobility up the occupational ladder in the host country. We formulate a non-linear model which is estimated, using repeated cross section data.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Chicago - Center for Study of Economy and State in its series University of Chicago - George G. Stigler Center for Study of Economy and State with number 140.
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- Eckstein, Z. & Weiss, Y., 1998. "The Absorption of Highly Skilled Immigrants: Israel, 1990-1995," Papers 03-98, Tel Aviv.
- Eckstein, Zvi & Weiss, Yoram, 1998. "The Absorption of Highly-Skilled Immigrants: Israel, 1990-1995," CEPR Discussion Papers 1853, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
- J24 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Human Capital; Skills; Occupational Choice; Labor Productivity
- J31 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs - - - Wage Level and Structure; Wage Differentials
- J6 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers
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