Wage Discrimination Against Immigrants in Austria?

Hofer, Helmut; Titelbach, Gerlinde; Winter-Ebmer, RudolfORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8157-6631 and Ahammer, Alexander (2017) Wage Discrimination Against Immigrants in Austria? Labour: Review of Labour Economics and Industrial Relations, 31 (2), pp. 105-222. https://doi.org/10.1111/labr.12093

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This paper analyses wage discrimination against immigrants in Austria using combined information from the labour force surveys and administrative social security data. We find that immigrants experience a wage penalty of 15 percentage points compared with natives. However, a substantial part of this gap can be explained by differences in human capital endowment and job position. Decomposition methods using quantile regressions indicate larger discrimination in the upper part of the wage distribution.

Item Type: Article in Academic Journal
Keywords: income, wage, migration, discrimination, labour, labor
Research Units: Former Research Units (until 2020) > Labor Market and Social Policy
Date Deposited: 15 Sep 2017 11:02
Last Modified: 20 Nov 2023 09:55
DOI: 10.1111/labr.12093
ISSN: 1467-9914
URI: https://irihs.ihs.ac.at/id/eprint/4345

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