The Distribution of Discrimination in Immigrant Earnings : Evidence from Britain 1974-1993
AbstractThis paper uses the General Household Survey data for the UK to study earnings discrimination between natives and migrants. The key result is that the main source of discrimination is ethnicity rather than migrant status per se.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by College Dublin, Department of Political Economy- in its series Papers with number 97/21.
Length: 17 pages
Date of creation: 1997
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DISCRIMINATION ; INCOME DISTRIBUTION;
Other versions of this item:
- Kevin Denny & Colm Harmon & Maurice Roche, 1997. "The distribution of discrimination in immigrant earnings - evidence from Britain 1974-1993," IFS Working Papers W97/19, Institute for Fiscal Studies.
- J71 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Labor Discrimination - - - Hiring and Firing
- D31 - Microeconomics - - Distribution - - - Personal Income and Wealth Distribution
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