Is There a Double-Negative Effect on the Earnings of Immigrant Women?

  title={Is There a Double-Negative Effect on the Earnings of Immigrant Women?},
  author={C. Beach and C. Worswick},
  journal={Canadian Public Policy-analyse De Politiques},
  • C. Beach, C. Worswick
  • Published 1993
  • Economics
  • Canadian Public Policy-analyse De Politiques
  • This paper examines whether there is a "double-negative" effect on the earnings of immigrant women arising from a possible combined negative impact of gender and birthplace on earnings. The paper finds that a double-negative effect on earnings does not appear to hold across the board for all immigrant women, but is quite marked for highly educated women; and that a conventionally estimated rate of earnings adjustment for immigrant women appears much less than that for men and is not at all… CONTINUE READING
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