Discussion paper series // Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit 4892
Using matched employer-employee data, we identify the determinants of immigrants' earnings in the Portuguese labor market. Results previously reported for countries with a long tradition of hosting migrants are also valid in a new destination country. Two-thirds of the gap is attributable to match-specific and employer characteristics. Occupational downgrading and segregation into low-wage workplaces are two major causes behind the wage gap.
Immigrants' earnings workplace concentration of immigrants matched employer-employee data