• Economics
  • Published 2012

Essays on Immigration and Economic Policy

@inproceedings{Sharaf2012EssaysOI,
  title={Essays on Immigration and Economic Policy},
  author={Mesbah Fathy Sharaf},
  year={2012}
}
In the first essay, I study job-education mismatch and estimate its impact on the earnings of recent immigrants to Canada. Previous related studies have largely ignored cross-country differences in schooling quality. This essay presents a novel idea to account for cross-country differences in the quality of education, using Card and Krueger’s (1992) two-step approach. The earning impact of job-education mismatch is estimated using an Over-Required-Under Education technique. Data from the… CONTINUE READING

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