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Public Policy and the Labor Market Adjustment of New Immigrants to Australia

Cobb-Clark, Deborah

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Two separate cohorts of immigrants to Australia are compared in order to assess the potential role of immigrant selection criteria, labor market conditions, and income-support policy in facilitating the labor market adjustment of new arrivals. Although these two cohorts entered Australia only five years apart, their initial labor market outcomes varied dramatically. The results indicate that changes in immigration policy may have led to increased human capital endowments that in turn resulted...[Show more]

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Date published: 2003
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/76804
Source: Journal of Population Economics
DOI: 10.1007/s00148-003-0153-2

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