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dc.contributor.authorOrrenius, Pia M.en_US
dc.contributor.authorZavodny, Madelineen_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-07-10en_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-09-14T11:07:04Z-
dc.date.available2012-09-14T11:07:04Z-
dc.date.issued2012en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/62503-
dc.description.abstractThis chapter reviews the economics literature on immigrant-native differentials in occupational risk. It begins by briefly explaining the theory of compensating wage differentials. It then provides a more detailed discussion of the empirical evidence on the subject, which reaches several conclusions. First, immigrants are overrepresented in occupations and industries with higher injury and fatality rates. Second, immigrants have higher work-related injury and fatality rates in some advanced economies, but not all. Finally, most, but not all, immigrants appear to earn risk premiums similar to natives for working in risky jobs. The chapter closes with a discussion of areas where additional research is needed.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherIZA Bonnen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesDiscussion Paper series, Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit 6693en_US
dc.subject.jelJ15en_US
dc.subject.jelJ61en_US
dc.subject.jelJ81en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordimmigrantsen_US
dc.subject.keywordrisky jobsen_US
dc.subject.keywordcompensating differentialsen_US
dc.subject.stwMigrantenen_US
dc.subject.stwArbeitsbedingungenen_US
dc.subject.stwRisikoen_US
dc.subject.stwVergleichen_US
dc.subject.stwBevölkerungen_US
dc.subject.stwLohnen_US
dc.titleImmigrants in risky occupationsen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn719148979en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US
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