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Pre-Hire Factors and Workplace Ethnic Segregation

  • Strömgren, Magnus

    ()

    (Umeå University)

  • Tammaru, Tiit

    ()

    (University of Tartu)

  • van Ham, Maarten

    ()

    (Delft University of Technology)

  • Marcinczak, Szymon

    ()

    (Umeå University)

  • Stjernström, Olof

    ()

    (Umeå University)

  • Lindgren, Urban

    ()

    (Umeå University)

In addition to neighbourhoods of residence, family and places of work play important roles in producing and reproducing ethnic segregation. Therefore, recent research on ethnic segregation and contact is increasingly turning its attention from residential areas towards other important domains of daily interethnic contact. The key innovation of this paper is to clarify the role of immigrants' pre-hire exposure to natives in the residence, workplace and family domains in immigrant exposure to natives in their current workplace. The study is based on Swedish population register data. The results show that at the macro level, workplace neighbourhood segregation is lower than residential neighbourhood segregation. Our micro-level analysis further shows that high levels of residential exposure of immigrants to natives help to reduce ethnic segregation at the level of workplace establishments as well.

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Paper provided by Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) in its series IZA Discussion Papers with number 5622.

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Length: 21 pages
Date of creation: Apr 2011
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Publication status: published as 'Factors Shaping Workplace Segregation Between Natives and Immigrants' in: [Demography] , 2014, 51(2), 645-671
Handle: RePEc:iza:izadps:dp5622
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