Do Migrants Get Good Jobs? New Migrant Settlement in Australia

The paper uses two cohorts of the longitudinal survey of immigrants to Australia data to study how changes in social security legislation in 1997 affected the quality of jobs held by new migrants. We use bivariate probit models to estimate the probabilities of holding a ‘good job’ in terms of the us...

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Volume: 81
Main Author: JUNANKAR, P.N. (RAJA)
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: Oxford, UK and Boston, USA Blackwell Publishing, Inc 01.08.2005
published in: The Economic record Vol. 81; no. s1; pp. S34 - S46
Data of publication: 2005-08
ISSN: 0013-0249
EISSN: 1475-4932
Discipline: Economics
Bibliography: We would like to thank the University of Western Sydney for providing us with a research grant for the early stages of this research. We also thank the Australian Research Council for a Discovery grant to continue this research. We thank David Osborne from the Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs for providing us with the datasets used in this paper and for comments on our work. An earlier version of this paper was presented to the Australian Labour Market Research Workshop at Adelaide, February 2004. We would like to thank our discussant Professor Bruce Chapman and other participants for their helpful comments. The paper also benefited from comments at presentations at ESAM 2004 in Melbourne, EALE 2004 in Lisbon and ACE in Sydney 2004.
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