This new Working Paper analyses the employment participation and occupational status of Moroccan and Turkish Second Generation Migrants in the Netherlands. Results show important ethnic differences in how family background and human capital affect labor market outcomes.
Family background (i.e. parental education, cultural capital) and skills (i.e. linguistic proficiency, numeracy abilities) are considered in this analysis, providing a more refined analyses of ethnic differences in the labor market than in previous studies.
The authors find that: