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Portuguese Immigration: Labor Market Assignment

  • Ana Paula Martins

This research explores the integration of foreign workers in the Portuguese labor market. It develops two subjects: on the one hand, the position of foreign work in the general employment pattern. On the other, the impact of foreigners on the sector wage-skill schedule, i.e., on log earnings regressions.Special importance is given to job qualification, both foreign and total – partly due to data availability. Some evidence on job segmentation between foreign and locals was found. Immigrants seem to have, if any, had a positive influence in total resident earnings.

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Article provided by Euro-American Association of Economic Development in its journal Regional and Sectoral Economic Studies.

Volume (Year): 12 (2012)
Issue (Month): 1 ()
Pages: 99-114

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Handle: RePEc:eaa:eerese:v:12:y2012:i:1_7
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