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Choix ou necessite : Les immigrants et leurs enfants choisissent-ils le travail autonome pour les memes raisons?

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  • Hou, Feng
  • Lu, Yuqian
  • Abada, Teresa
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    Les immigrants des grands pays industrialises sont representes de facon disproportionnee au chapitre du travail autonome par rapport aux personnes nees au pays. A partir d'une methode de cohorte generationnelle et a l'aide des donnees-echantillon (20 %) des fichiers maitres des recensements du Canada de 1981 et 2006, la presente etude tente d'etablir si les effets de trois determinants importants du travail autonome -- differences entre les gains attendus d'un emploi remunere et d'un travail autonome, difficultes sur le marche du travail et enclaves ethniques -- different chez les immigrants par rapport aux personnes nees au Canada, chez les enfants d'immigrants par rapport aux enfants de personnes nees au Canada, et chez les enfants d'immigrants par rapport a leurs parents.

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    Paper provided by Statistics Canada, Direction des etudes analytiques in its series Direction des etudes analytiques : documents de recherche with number 2012342f.

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    Handle: RePEc:stc:stcp3f:2012342f

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    Keywords: Ethnic diversity and immigration; Ethnic groups and generations in Canada; Immigrants and non-permanent residents; Labour market and income;

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