OECD Social, Employment and Migration Working Papers

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1815-199X (online)
DOI :
10.1787/1815199x
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This series is designed to make available to a wider readership selected labour market, social policy and migration studies prepared for use within the OECD. Authorship is usually collective, but principal writers are named. The papers are generally available only in their original language - English or French - with a summary in the other.
 

The Labour Market Integration of Immigrants and Their Children in Switzerland You or your institution have access to this content

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Author(s):
Thomas Liebig1, Sebastian Kohls1, Karolin Krause1
Author Affiliations
  • 1: OECD, France

Publication Date
02 Feb 2012
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No.:
128
Pages
117
DOI
10.1787/5k9fjjs1m2d2-en

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Switzerland is among the OECD countries with the largest immigrant populations – 27% of the working-age population are foreign-born – and the issue of immigration is high on both the policy agenda and in the public debate. Given the numerous debates around this issue in Switzerland, one could be tempted to think that immigrants are less well integrated than in other countries...
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JEL Classification:
  • J13: Labor and Demographic Economics / Demographic Economics / Fertility; Family Planning; Child Care; Children; Youth
  • J15: Labor and Demographic Economics / Demographic Economics / Economics of Minorities, Races, and Immigrants; Non-labor Discrimination
  • J21: Labor and Demographic Economics / Demand and Supply of Labor / Labor Force and Employment, Size, and Structure
  • J24: Labor and Demographic Economics / Demand and Supply of Labor / Human Capital; Skills; Occupational Choice; Labor Productivity
  • J61: Labor and Demographic Economics / Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies / Geographic Labor Mobility; Immigrant Workers
  • J7: Labor and Demographic Economics / Labor Discrimination
  • J8: Labor and Demographic Economics / Labor Standards: National and International