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Employment and Wage Assimilation of Male First Generation Immigrants in Denmark

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  • Husted, Leif

    () (Centre for Labour Market and Social Research, Aarhus School of Business)

  • Skyt Nielsen, Helena

    (Centre for Labour Market and Social Research, Aarhus School of Business)

  • Rosholm, Michael

    (Centre for Labour Market and Social Research, Aarhus School of Business)

  • Smith, Nina

    () (Centre for Labour Market and Social Research, Aarhus School of Business)

Abstract

data sets covering the population of immigrants and 10% of the Danish population during 1984-1995. Wages and employment probabilities are estimated jointly in a random effects model which corrects for unobserved cohort and individual effects and panel selectivity due to missing wage information. The results show that immigrants assimilate partially to Danes, but the assimilation process differs between refugees and non-refugees.

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  • Husted, Leif & Skyt Nielsen, Helena & Rosholm, Michael & Smith, Nina, 2000. "Employment and Wage Assimilation of Male First Generation Immigrants in Denmark," CLS Working Papers 00-1, University of Aarhus, Aarhus School of Business, Centre for Labour Market and Social Research.
  • Handle: RePEc:hhs:aarcls:2000_001
    Note: Published in: International Journal of Manpower, Vol. 22, 2001
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    Keywords

    Immigrants; Earnings; Employment assimilation;

    JEL classification:

    • J61 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers - - - Geographic Labor Mobility; Immigrant Workers
    • J71 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Labor Discrimination - - - Hiring and Firing

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