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The job search and investments of immigrant families

Cobb Clark, Deborah A; Connolly, Marie D; Worswick, Christopher

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This paper examines the post-migration investments in schooling and job search of immigrant families using new longitudinal data for Australia. Higher education levels at time of arrival are associated with a greater probability of enrolling in school after migration. In households where the visa category would suggest that post-migration investments may be important, we find higher rates of school enrolment and job search. Traditional gender roles appear to dictate which partner makes the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2001
Type: Working/Technical Paper
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/40588
http://digitalcollections.anu.edu.au/handle/1885/40588

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