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Early labour-market experiences of second-generation immigrants in Sweden
2007 (English)In: Applied Economics, ISSN 0003-6846, E-ISSN 1466-4283, Vol. 39, no 7, 809-824 p.Article in journal (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

This article investigates second generation immigrant's early labour-market performances in Sweden. To study their labour-market success we estimate dynamic transition rate models - Cox type proportional hazards, in a competing risk framework using register based panel-data set. Our results reveal that parental resources affect not only second-generation immigrants' continuing education but also their later labour-market success. The study verifies that finding a job is difficult for second-generation immigrants and the significant unobserved-heterogeneity parameter estimate may indicate discrimination. As a whole, second-generation immigrants have worse labour-market performances compared to their native-born counterparts.

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2007. Vol. 39, no 7, 809-824 p.
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Food Engineering
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Livsmedelsteknik
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Food Science
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URN: urn:nbn:se:ri:diva-8366DOI: 10.1080/00036840500461915OAI: oai:DiVA.org:ri-8366DiVA: diva2:966237
Available from: 2016-09-08 Created: 2016-09-08Bibliographically approved

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