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Minimum Wages and the Integration of Refugee Immigrants
Swedish Institute of Social Research (SOFI), Stockholm University.
(Linnaeus University Centre for Labour Market and Discrimination Studies)ORCID iD: 0000-0003-4945-1577
2014 (English)Report (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

This paper is the first to estimate the effects of minimum wages on the unemployment ofrefugee immigrants. The collectively agreed minimum wages raise both the incidence ofunemployment and days in unemployment considerably for male refugees in Sweden;different estimation methods and models yield robust elasticities in the 1.8–2.0 range. Theeffects for young male natives are about half as large. There are heterogeneous effects withregard to country of origin and time of residence in Sweden for both male and femalerefugees. We account for spatial trends – a concern in some of the recent literature – as wellas industrial trends. It turns out that only the latter affect our results.

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2014. , 26 p.
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Working paper series / Linnaeus University Centre for Labour Market and Discrimination Studies, 2014:12
Keyword [en]
Minimum wages; Integration of refugees; Unemployment
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Business Administration
Research subject
Economy, Economics
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URN: urn:nbn:se:lnu:diva-50686OAI: oai:DiVA.org:lnu-50686DiVA: diva2:911732
Available from: 2016-03-14 Created: 2016-03-14 Last updated: 2016-03-14

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