volume 21, issue 3, P462-484 2005
DOI: 10.1093/oxrep/gri026
View full text
C. Dustmann

Abstract: In this paper we investigate economic activity of female immigrants and their husbands in Britain. We distinguish between two immigrant groups: foreign born females who belong to an ethnic minority group and their husbands, and foreign born females who are white and their husbands. We compare these to native born white women and their husbands. Our analysis deviates from the usual mean analysis and investigates employment, hours worked and earnings for males and females, as well as their combined family earnin…

expand abstract