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The earning differential between natives and individuals with immigrant background in Russia: The role of ethnicity

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  • Polyakova, Evgeniya

    () (National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russian Federation)

  • Smirnykh, Larisa

    () (National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russian Federation)

Abstract

In this paper we analyze the role of ethnicity in the earning differential between individuals with immigrant background and native workers in Russia using nationally representative data of Russian longitudinal monitoring survey from 2004–2012. The results show that not ethnically Russian individuals with immigrant background in average earn less than native workers and ethnically Russian individuals with immigration background.

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  • Polyakova, Evgeniya & Smirnykh, Larisa, 2016. "The earning differential between natives and individuals with immigrant background in Russia: The role of ethnicity," Applied Econometrics, Publishing House "SINERGIA PRESS", vol. 43, pages 52-72.
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    Keywords

    immigrant background; sectoral segregation; earning differential; labor demand; Russia;

    JEL classification:

    • J15 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Economics of Minorities, Races, Indigenous Peoples, and Immigrants; Non-labor Discrimination
    • J21 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Labor Force and Employment, Size, and Structure
    • J23 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Labor Demand
    • J31 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs - - - Wage Level and Structure; Wage Differentials
    • J61 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers - - - Geographic Labor Mobility; Immigrant Workers

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