Immigrants in the Labor Market

Tuesday, July 15, 2014: 8:30 AM-10:20 AM
Room: Booth 42
RC28 Social Stratification (host committee)

Language: English

Session Organizer:
Moshe SEMYONOV, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Self-Selection and Economic Assimilation Of Immigrants: The Case Of Iranian Immigrants Arriving To Three Countries During 1979-1985 (Oral Presentation)
Yitchak HABERFELD, Tel Aviv University, Israel; Christer LUNDH, University of Gothenburg, Sweden

Emigration from Israel, 1980-2010: Has the “Brain Drain” Intensified? (Oral Presentation)
Yinon COHEN, Columbia University, USA; Michael BURYAK, Tel Aviv University, Israel; Dina MASKILEYSON, Tel Aviv University, Israel

Ethnic Inequalities in Educational Returns: Overeducation, Language Skills and Social Capital (Oral Presentation)
Merlin SCHAEFFER, WZB Berlin Social Science Center, Germany; Jutta HÖHNE, Wirtschafts und Sozialwissenschaftliches Institut (WSI), Germany; Celine TENEY, WZB Berlin Social Science Center, Germany

The Partner's Role in Immigrants' Labor Market Outcomes: Explaining the Mechanism (Oral Presentation)
Verena SEIBEL, Humboldt University, Germany

Ethnic Inequality in the Labour Market: The Transferability of Skills and Degrees (Oral Presentation)
Thijs BOL, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands; Bram LANCEE, Utrecht University, Netherlands; Mark LEVELS, Maastricht University, Netherlands

Discrimination Facing Immigrant Job Applicants in Poland - Results of a Field Experiment (Distributed Paper)
Kinga WYSIENSKA, Institute of Philosophy and Sociology of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland; Zbigniew KARPINSKI, Institute of Philosophy and Sociology of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland

Experience of Migrant Agricultural Workers in the Republic of Korea (Distributed Paper)
Seori CHOI, Migration Research and Training Centre of International Organization for Migration, South Korea; Chang Won LEE, Intl Organization for Migration, South Korea