Skill Utilization and Earnings of STEM-educated Immigrants in Canada: Differences by Degree Level and Field of Study

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In Canada, immigrants represented more than half of the population in the prime working ages with at least a bachelor’s degree in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields of study in 2016. They accounted for three-quarters of engineering and computer science graduates with a master’s or doctorate degree. This paper examines the skill utilization and earnings of employed STEM-educated immigrants by field of study and degree level.

Issue Number: 2019023
Author(s): Picot, Garnett; Hou, Feng
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