publication . Preprint . 2000

Training and Occupational Choice of Highly Skilled Immigrants

Sarit Cohen; Zvika Eckstein;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Aug 2000
Abstract
The transition pattern of post schooling individuals, displaced workers and immigrants to the labor market has similar characteristics. Unemployment falls quickly as workers first find blue-collar jobs, followed by a gradual movement to white-collar occupations. For immigrants the transition includes the learning of the new country language as well as the skills demanded by the new labor market. This paper focuses on male immigrants who moved from the former Soviet Union to Israel and are characterized by their high levels of skills, education and age. We study the impact of participation in training programs, job search, occupational choice and language acquisi...
Funded by
NIH| IMMIGRANTS AND THEIR TRANSITION TO A NEW LABOR MARKET
Project
  • Funder: National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • Project Code: 5R01HD034716-03
  • Funding stream: EUNICE KENNEDY SHRIVER NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF CHILD HEALTH &HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

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