Chletsos, Michael and Roupakias, Stelios (2012): The impact of immigration on the greek labor market.
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This paper applies the “spatial correlations” methodology in order to investigate the impact of immigrants on the labor market performance of natives. We use information on 13 local labor markets for the period 1988-2008. The data are drawn from the Greek Labor Force Survey. We address the endogeneity of immigrants’ location choices by using an instrumental variables methodology. Our results provide empirical evidence that immigrants do not displace the indigenous workers. Also, there is evidence that: (i) medium skilled unemployment declines with immigration and (ii) labor force participation rises due to immigration.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||The impact of immigration on the greek labor market|
|Keywords:||immigration; unemployment; participation|
|Subjects:||E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E2 - Consumption, Saving, Production, Investment, Labor Markets, and Informal Economy > E24 - Employment ; Unemployment ; Wages ; Intergenerational Income Distribution ; Aggregate Human Capital ; Aggregate Labor Productivity
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J6 - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers > J61 - Geographic Labor Mobility ; Immigrant Workers
|Depositing User:||Stelios Roupakias|
|Date Deposited:||08. Jul 2012 07:27|
|Last Modified:||23. Feb 2013 14:09|
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