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dc.contributor.authorBauer, Thomas K.en_US
dc.contributor.authorPereira, Pedro Telhadoen_US
dc.contributor.authorVogler, Michaelen_US
dc.contributor.authorZimmermann, Klaus F.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-01-28T16:17:24Z-
dc.date.available2009-01-28T16:17:24Z-
dc.date.issued1998en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/20863-
dc.description.abstractUsing a large new dataset, we analyze the labor market performance of Portuguese workers in Germany. While previous work compares wages and characteristics of migrants only to those of the natives, we match the data also with an equivalent survey from the sending country. We find that Portuguese migrants as a whole are negatively selected with the exception of blue-collar workers that are the greatest group among them. The observation that Portuguese migrants earn more than comparable Germans indicates that they have higher unobservable skills. Our results confirm the effectiveness of the German guestworker systemen_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesIZA Discussion paper series 20en_US
dc.subject.jelJ61en_US
dc.subject.jelF22en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordPortuguese migrationen_US
dc.subject.keywordself-selection of migrantsen_US
dc.subject.keywordlabor market performance of migrantsen_US
dc.subject.keywordmigration policyen_US
dc.subject.stwInternationale Arbeitsmobilitäten_US
dc.subject.stwPortugiesenen_US
dc.subject.stwArbeitsangeboten_US
dc.subject.stwLohnen_US
dc.subject.stwHumankapitalen_US
dc.subject.stwDeutschlanden_US
dc.titlePortuguese Migrants in the German Labor Market: Performance and Self-Selectionen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn251708624en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-
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