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Post-migration Investments in Education and Job Search: A family perspective

Cobb-Clark, Deborah; Connolly, Marie; Worswick, Christopher


This paper examines post-migration investments in schooling and job search of immigrant families using new longitudinal data for Australia. Higher education levels at the 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 might 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: 2005
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Population Economics
DOI: 10.1007/s00148-005-0006-2


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