The Earnings of Immigrant Men in Australia: Assimilation, Cohort Effects, and Macroeconomic Conditions

@article{Mcdonald1998TheEO,
  title={The Earnings of Immigrant Men in Australia: Assimilation, Cohort Effects, and Macroeconomic Conditions},
  author={J. Mcdonald and C. Worswick},
  journal={Economic Record},
  year={1998},
  volume={75},
  pages={49-62}
}
  • J. Mcdonald, C. Worswick
  • Published 1998
  • Economics
  • Economic Record
  • This paper analyzes the earnings of immigrant men in Australia using data from Income Distribution Surveys for 1982, 1986, and 1990. The paper expands on the standard approach used in the literature to evaluate immigrant earnings adjustment by considering the impact of current labor market conditions and conditions at labor market entry on current earnings. Immigrants from non-English speaking backgrounds have significantly lower earnings on arrival in Australia compared with native-born males… CONTINUE READING
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