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Table 7 Estimated earnings difference between Canadian-educated and foreign-educated immigrants, by cohort and years since immigration

From: International students, immigration and earnings growth: the effect of a pre-immigration host-country university education

  1991 cohort 2006 cohort
Years since immigration Years since immigration
1 5 20 1 5
Log point
Men
 Four years of Canadian study, no Canadian work experience −0.182 −0.168 −0.098 −0.194 −0.185
 Four years of Canadian study, 3 years of Canadian work experience with low prior earnings 0.000 0.015 0.084 0.048 0.057
 Four years of Canadian study, 3 years of Canadian work experience with medium prior earnings 0.179 0.193 0.262 0.353 0.362
 Four years of Canadian study, 3 years of Canadian work experience with high prior earnings 0.559 0.574 0.643 0.768 0.777
 Four years of Canadian study, 1 year of Canadian work experience with high prior earnings 0.502 0.517 0.586 0.743 0.752
Women
 Four years of Canadian study, no Canadian work experience −0.031 −0.033 −0.054 0.019 −0.072
 Four years of Canadian study, 3 years of Canadian work experience with low prior earnings 0.014 0.011 −0.010 0.249 0.158
 Four years of Canadian study, 3 years of Canadian work experience with medium prior earnings 0.242 0.240 0.218 0.549 0.458
 Four years of Canadian study, 3 years of Canadian work experience with high prior earnings 0.695 0.693 0.672 0.976 0.885
 Four years of Canadian study, 1 year of Canadian work experience with high prior earnings 0.693 0.690 0.669 0.976 0.884
  1. Note: estimated from model 3 in Tables 5 and 6. Sources: Statistics Canada, 1991 Census and Longitudinal Worker File linkage; 2006 Census and T1 personal tax file linkage; Temporary Residents File, Immigrant Landing File and T1 personal tax file linkage; and Longitudinal Immigration Database