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The Immigrant-Native Born Earnings Gap in the US: a Quantile Regression Analysis and International Comparison

  • Anh Tram Le

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    (Department of Economics, The University of Western Australia)

  • Paul W. Miller

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    (Department of Economics, The University of Western Australia)

  • Barry R. Chiswick

    (Department of Economics, The University of Illinois at Chicago)

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Paper provided by The University of Western Australia, Department of Economics in its series Economics Discussion / Working Papers with number 06-04.

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Length: 36 pages
Date of creation: 2006
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Handle: RePEc:uwa:wpaper:06-04
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