Training and Occupational Choice of Highly Skilled Immigrants
Sarit Cohen; Zvika Eckstein;
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 imm... View more
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