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Table 6 Occupational distribution of immigrants in manufacturing

From: Do high-skill immigrants raise productivity? Evidence from Israeli manufacturing firms, 1990-1999

  1993 1997
   Occupational distribution   Occupational distribution
  Share of occupation who are immigrants Immigrants Total Share of occupation who are immigrants Immigrants Total
Scientists 0.074 0.043 0.075 0.159 0.098 0.093
Academics 0.021 0.004 0.026 0.081 0.022 0.042
Technicians 0.028 0.016 0.072 0.111 0.064 0.088
Other production 0.148 0.937 0.827 0.159 0.815 0.777
Total 0.130 1.000 1.000 0.151 1.000 1.000
  1. Source: Author’s calculations from the Structure of Labor Force surveys.