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A Duration Analysis of the Time Taken to Find the First Job for Newly Arrived Migrants in Australia

Thapa, Prem J; Gørgens, Tue


This paper extends the traditional static focus of research on the labour market assimilation of migrants in Australia by analyzing the dynamics of job search and actual time taken to find the first job after arrival in Australia. The Longitudinal Survey of Immigrants to Australia (LSIA) covers two cohorts of recent migrants to Australia that differ considerably in immigration selection criteria and other policy settings, as well as in the macroeconomic employment conditions at their time of...[Show more]

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Date published: 2006-07
Type: Working/Technical Paper


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