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Briefing 5: Immigrant’s careers in Italy, Spain and France

SUMMARY Immigrants are found to be employed in less skilled jobs compared to natives in all Western European countries. However, empirical analyses usually adopt a static approach, while in this briefing we analyse immigrants’ occupational careers along the trajectory defined by the last job in the origin country, the first and the present job in […]


Briefing 4: Immigrant-Native Unemployment Gaps in West-Europe

SUMMARY While the existence of substantial differences, across destination-countries, in Immigrant-Native Unemployment Gaps (INUGs) in Europe is well-established (Causa and Jean, 2007; Reyneri and Fullin, 2011), underlying mechanisms have not yet been clearly identified. Empirical analyses often take into account one or very few contextual characteristics simultaneously and are based on merely cross-sectional relations, a […]


Briefing 3: Minority Embeddedness and Economic Integration: Is Diversity Or Homogeneity Associated With Better Employment Outcomes

Using data from the Managing Cultural Diversity Survey 2010 and the Ethnic Minority British Election Study 2010, we explore the activity and employment outcomes of majority and minority individuals in the UK, and examine their association with a variety of ethnic embeddedness measures at the individual and community level. We do not find that white […]

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