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Table 3 Accounting for the change in representation of university graduates in occupations with low educational requirements between 1991 and 2006
|Recent immigrants||Established immigrants||Recent immigrants||Established immigrants|
|Weighting method one1||Weighting method two1||Weighting method one1||Weighting method two1||Weighting method one1||Weighting method two1||Weighting method one1||Weighting method two1|
|Field of study||-2.1||-1.8||-0.6||-0.7||-0.5||-1.4||-0.2||-0.5|
|Region of residence||0.1||0.2||0.5||0.4||0.1||0.2||-0.1||0.1|
1. In the context of this study, the Oaxaca-Blinder decomposition can be used to answer the 2 following questions:
What would be the representation rate of immigrants in low skill jobs in 2006 if they had the same characteristics as immigrants in 1991 (weigthing method one).
What would be the representation rate of immigrants in low skil jobs in 1991 if they had the same characteristics as immigrants in 2006 (weighting method one ).
Source: Statistics Canada, Census of Population.
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