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Table 7 Oaxaca-Blinder decomposition of the wage growth gap between white natives and members of minority groups

From: Labor market mobility and the early-career outcomes of immigrant men

  Visible minority immigrant White immigrant Visible minority Canadian-born
(1) (2) (3)
Log wage growth for white Canadians 0.083*** 0.083*** 0.083***
(0.007) (0.007) (0.007)
Log wage growth for minority group 0.066** 0.095*** 0.009
(0.026) (0.027) (0.030)
Raw gap in log wage growth 0.017 − 0.011 0.073**
(0.027) (0.028) (0.031)
Explained − 0.014 − 0.026* − 0.004
(0.010) (0.013) (0.011)
Unexplained 0.032 0.014 0.078**
(0.026) (0.025) (0.032)
Explained by differences in characteristics
 Transition: new employer − 0.004 − 0.013 0.002
(0.008) (0.010) (0.006)
 Transition: promoted 0.004* 0.001 0.002
(0.002) (0.001) (0.002)
 Demographics − 0.004 − 0.007 0.007*
(0.008) (0.008) (0.004)
 Education − 0.006 − 0.003 − 0.005
(0.007) (0.005) (0.004)
 Experience − 0.002 − 0.003 0.003
(0.002) (0.003) (0.004)
 Occupation 0.004 0.006 0.000
(0.004) (0.004) (0.005)
 Industry − 0.008* − 0.003 − 0.010
(0.004) (0.003) (0.006)
Explained by differences in returns to characteristics
 Transition: new employer − 0.004 0.001 0.013
(0.016) (0.013) (0.016)
 Transition: promoted 0.002 − 0.002 0.025
(0.011) (0.011) (0.022)
 Demographics − 0.428 − 2.874*** 1.146
(1.335) (0.870) (1.779)
 Education 0.048 0.010 − 0.020
(0.040) (0.020) (0.040)
 Experience 0.086 0.025 0.015
(0.082) (0.070) (0.060)
 Occupation − 0.008 0.004 0.016
(0.022) (0.018) (0.022)
 Industry 0.023 − 0.024 − 0.067*
(0.026) (0.023) (0.036)
  1. Notes: Robust standard errors in parentheses. The sample includes men who do not transition to unemployment
  2. *Significant at the 10% level; **significant at the 5% level; ***significant at the 1% level