Do Migrants get Good Jobs in Australia? The Role of Ethnic Networks in Job Search

We study the role of ethnic networks in migrants’ job search and the quality of jobs they find in the first years of settlement. We find that there are initial downward movements along the occupational ladder, followed by improvements. As a result of restrictions in welfare eligibility since 1997, w...

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Volume: 84
Main Author: MAHUTEAU, STÉPHANE
JUNANKAR, P.N. (RAJA)
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: Melbourne, Australia Blackwell Publishing Asia 01.09.2008
Wiley Subscription Services, Inc
published in: The Economic record Vol. 84; no. s1; pp. S115 - S130
Data of publication: 2008-09
ISSN: 0013-0249
1475-4932
EISSN: 1475-4932
Discipline: Economics
Bibliography: We thank the Australian Research Council for a Discovery grant supporting this research.
Subjects:
C25
J61
J68
Online Access: available in Bonn?
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