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Prem Jung Gorgens Thapa

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A duration analysis of the time taken to find the first job for newly arrived migrants in Australia

This paper by Prem Jung Thapa and Tue Gørgens extends the traditional static focus of research on the labour market assimilation of migrants in Australia by analyzing the dynamics of job search and actual time taken to find the first job after arrival in Australia...
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On the risk of unemployment: a comparative assessment of the labour market success of migrants in Australia

One important indicator of the successful assimilation of migrants is their relative success in finding employment in different labour market conditions. In this paper, Prem Thapa analyses the risk of unemployment among male immigrants compared to native-born Australians for two different periods in which overall...