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ERIC Number: EJ624280
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0730-8884
Do Country-Specific Skills Lead to Improved Labor Market Positions? An Analysis of Unemployment and Labor Market Returns to Education among Immigrants in Sweden.
Duvander, Ann-Zofie E.
Work and Occupations: An International Sociological Journal, v28 n2 p210-33 May 2001
Comparison of 1,800 Swedish citizens and 1,600 immigrants to Sweden suggested that Swedish language skills and education do not reduce immigrants' risk of unemployment. Country-specific skills reduced risk of overqualification, but did not account for the labor market disadvantage of immigrants, which may be due to discrimination. (Contains 56 references.) (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Sweden