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Labour Market Assimilation of Recent Immigrants in Spain

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  • Catalina Amuedo‐Dorantes
  • Sara De La Rica

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This article provides a preliminary analysis of the employment and occupational assimilation of recent immigrant waves to the Spanish labour market as their residencies lengthen. Using Spanish data from the 2001 Population Census and the 2002 Earnings Structure Survey, we find evidence of immigrant employment and occupational assimilation significantly varying by gender, origin and educational attainment.

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  • Catalina Amuedo‐Dorantes & Sara De La Rica, 2007. "Labour Market Assimilation of Recent Immigrants in Spain," British Journal of Industrial Relations, London School of Economics, vol. 45(2), pages 257-284, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:brjirl:v:45:y:2007:i:2:p:257-284
    DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8543.2007.00614.x
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    • J61 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers - - - Geographic Labor Mobility; Immigrant Workers

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