Training and Employment

The early careers of the second generations: a double ethnic penalty?

Publié le 26 février 2016

The early careers of the second generations: a double ethnic penalty?

Yaël Brinbaum, Sabina Issehnane

  • Training and Employment n°119
  • février 2016

ethnic penalty, second generation, éducation to work transition, immigration, job quality

Young people from North African origin have greater difficulty in finding employment than their counterparts of French origin. And once they do manage to find employment, their jobs tend to be of lower quality. Thus they appear to suffer from a double penalty linked to their origins which, aggravated by the crisis, does not seem to abate over time.

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