The wage premium of foreign education

New evidence from Australia

We study whether Australian employers recognise immigrants' education acquired abroad, and if so how. Using data from the Longitudinal Surveys of Immigrants in Australia, we apply interval regression to model migrant hourly earnings. We find substantially higher returns from human capital obtai...

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Volume: 6578
Main Author: Chan, Gavin
Heaton, Christopher
Tani, Massimiliano
Format: Book
Language: English
Place of publication: Bonn IZA 2012
Data of publication: 2012
Series: Discussion paper series / Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit
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Online Access: available in Bonn?
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