The relative labour market performance of former international students: evidence from the Canadian National Graduates Survey

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Author: Chen, Zong Jia; Skuterud, Mikal


Canada is increasingly looking to international students as a source of postsecondary tuition revenues and new immigrants. By 2014, international students accounted for 10 per cent of graduates from Canadian postsecondary institutions, up from three per cent in 2000, and 11 per cent of new permanent residents, up from seven per cent in 2010. This article compares the labour market performance of former international students (FISs) entering the Canadian labour market during the first decade of the 2000s to their Canadian-born-and-educated (CBE) and foreign-born-and-educated (FBE)...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Students; Labour market; Migration; Policy; Employment

Keywords: International students; Graduates; Labour supply; Employability; Immigration

Geographic subjects: Canada; North America

Published: Bonn, Germany: IZA, 2017

Physical description: 36 p.

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Series: IZA discussion paper; no. 10699

Resource type: Discussion paper

Call number: TD/TNC 128.260

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