Immigrant Employment Success in Canada, Part II: Understanding the Decline

  title={Immigrant Employment Success in Canada, Part II: Understanding the Decline},
  author={Jeffrey G. Reitz},
  journal={Journal of International Migration and Integration / Revue de l'integration et de la migration internationale},
  • J. Reitz
  • Published 3 November 2007
  • Economics
  • Journal of International Migration and Integration / Revue de l'integration et de la migration internationale
Research on the trend toward declining employment success for successive cohorts of immigrants to Canada—despite increases in their levels of education—has identified a number of statistical regularities as having potential explanatory relevance. Particularly for the period since 1980, the statistical regularities appear to be related only partly to changes in the individual characteristics of immigrants; they point also to the significance of contextual factors and changing processes within… 
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