DP2596 Dutch Migrants in New Zealand - Did They Fare Well?

Author(s): Joop Hartog, Rainer Winkelmann
Publication Date: October 2000
Keyword(s): Dutch Emigration, Labour Market Self-Selection, New Zealand Immigration
JEL(s): F22, J61
Programme Areas: Labour Economics
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We analyse postwar Dutch migration to New Zealand. We document that history, reflect on analytical and econometric modelling and then combine a sample of Dutch migrants in New Zealand with a representative sample of Dutch in The Netherlands to estimate wage equations simultaneously with the migration decision. We use the results for ex post evaluation of the migration decision.