Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/119766
Authors: 
Liaw, Kao-Lee
Lin, Ji-Ping
Liu, Chien-Chia
Year of Publication: 
2015
Series/Report no.: 
QSEP Research Report, McMaster University 458
Abstract: 
For the Taiwan-born male and female wage earners in America and Canada, this paper attempts to find their wage gaps between the two host countries and to explain the wage gaps by three factors (educational attainment, the age at entering the host country, and the recency of the entry) in the context of current age. We apply an exponential regression model to the micro data of the 2005-2007 American Community Survey and the 2006 Canadian census. Predicted overall wage gaps are separated into two components: structural and compositional. [...]
Subjects: 
Wage
Taiwan-born
Canada
America
Immigrants
Educational Attainment
Entry Age
JEL: 
C18
C51
C87
J31
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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