Immigrant and Native-Born Wage Distribution in Australia: 1982-1996
AbstractThe earnings distribution of full-time employee male and female immigrants to Australia are contrasted with those of native-born workers using data from ABS Income Distribution Surveys spanning the period 1982 to 1996. In addition to presentation of summary measures of distributional features, non-parametric kernel density estimation methods are employed to facilitate examination of the entire wage distributions.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by The University of Melbourne in its series Department of Economics - Working Papers Series with number 722.
Length: 35 pages
Date of creation: 1999
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Postal: Department of Economics, The University of Melbourne, 5th Floor, Economics and Commerce Building, Victoria, 3010, Australia
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MIGRANT WORKERS ; INCOME DISTRIBUTION ; AUSTRALIA;
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