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Table 9 OLS estimates of weekly wage earnings with interactions between degrees, NHRIC2, and NVRIC2—2006

From: Is the lower return to immigrants’ foreign schooling a postarrival problem in Canada?

  (1) Native-born (2) Immigrants—CE (3) Immigrants—FE
  Coef. P > |z| Coef. P > |z| Coef. P > |z|
Degrees × NHRIC2 × NVRIC2
 Trades–1–1 Base Base Base
 Trades–1–2 −0.0158 0.254 −0.0483 0.035 −0.0619 0.349
 Trades–2–1 −0.0893 0.000 −0.0668 0.016 −0.0665 0.001
 Trades–2–2 −0.1357 0.000 −0.1516 0.000 −0.1243 0.000
 Registered apprenticeship–1–1 0.0496 0.000 −0.0115 0.539 −0.0843 0.000
 College—less than 1 year–1–1 −0.0139 0.067 −0.0551 0.000 0.0084 0.651
 College - 1 to 2 years - 1 - 1 0.0717 0.001 0.0292 0.214 0.0409 0.353
 College—more than 2 years–1–1 0.0747 0.000 0.0718 0.000 0.0021 0.970
 University—below bachelor’s–1–1 0.0981 0.000 0.0808 0.005 0.1279 0.135
 Bachelor’s–1–1 0.1557 0.000 0.1493 0.000 −0.0125 0.642
 Above bachelor’s less than Master’s–1–1 0.2133 0.000 0.2259 0.000 0.1498 0.000
 Medicine, dentistry, veterinary, optometry–1–1 0.3187 0.000 0.2830 0.000 0.1679 0.000
 Master’s–1–1 0.2510 0.001 0.0381 0.487 0.2519 0.019
 PhD–1–1 0.4230 0.000 0.4103 0.000 0.2722 0.000
Observations 1,228,448 219,417 150,183
  1. Notes: (1) See the notes to Table 7. (2) Standard errors are adjusted at NHRIC and NVRIC cells by using the two-way clustering method (Cameron et al. 2011)