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2005 Working Papers

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05-01 Indicators of Entrepreneurial Success among Business Immigrants in Canada (523 KB)

AUTHORS: David Ley, University of British Columbia
05-02 Representations of Language among Multilingual Youth in Two Canadian Cities (557 KB)

AUTHORS: Diane Dagenais, Simon Fraser University, and Patricia Lamarre, Universiteacute; de Montreacute;al
05-03 Communities of Practice, Figured Worlds and Learning Initiative in the Second Language Education of Immigrant Students (496 KB)

AUTHORS: Kelleen Toohey and Natalia Gajdamaschko, Simon Fraser University
05-04 Assigning Marginality: The Case of an "ESL/Learning Disabled" Student (510 KB)

AUTHORS: Kelleen Toohey, Simon Fraser University
05-05 Urbanization, Nativism and the Rule of Law in South Africa's 'Forbidden' Cities (560 KB)

AUTHORS: Loren B. Landau, University of the Witwatersrand
05-06 Negotiating Belonging: Bordered Spaces and Imagined Communities in Vancouver, Canada (620 KB)

AUTHORS: Gillian Creese, University of British Columbia
05-07 Self-Selection, Immigrant Public Finance Performance and Canadian Citizenship (1.3 MB)

AUTHORS: Don J. DeVoretz and Sergiy Pivnenko, RIIM, Simon Fraser University
05-08 The Changing Faces of Chinese Immigrants in Canada (1.4 MB)

AUTHORS: Shibao Guo, University of Alberta, and Don DeVoretz, RIIM, Simon Fraser University
05-09 Back to Hong Kong: Return Migration or Transnational Sojourn? (522 KB)

AUTHORS: David Ley, University of British Columbia, and Audrey Kobayashi, Queen's University
05-10 Ethnic Identity and the Labour Market (1.3 MB)

AUTHORS: Krishna Pendakur, Simon Fraser University, and Ravi Pendakur, Strategic Directions Branch, Social Development Canada
05-11 Visible Minorities in Canada's Workplaces: A Perspective on the 2017 Projection (477 KB)

AUTHORS: Krishna Pendakur, Simon Fraser University
05-12 Visible Minorities and Aboriginals in Vancouver's Labour Market (744 KB)

AUTHORS: Krishna Pendakur, Simon Fraser University
05-15 Health Care Utilization of Later-Stage Immigrants in British Columbia (802 KB)

AUTHORS: Zheng Wu and Christoph M. Schimmele, University of Victoria
05-16 A Sociocultural and Critical Analysis of Educational Policies and Programs for Minority Youth in British Columbia (604 KB)

AUTHORS: June Beynon, Linda Larocque, Roumiana Ilieva and Diane Dagenais, Simon Fraser University
05-17 A Model of Foreign-Born Transfers: Evidence from Canadian Micro Data - Updated February 2006 (5.3 MB)

AUTHORS: Don J. DeVoretz, Simon Fraser University, and Florin Vadean, Migration Research Group - HWWA Hamburg
05-18 Post-Multiculturalism? (538 KB)

AUTHORS: David Ley, University of British Columbia
05-19 A Model of the Brain Drain and Circulation (901 KB)

AUTHORS: Chen Bo, Simon Fraser University
05-20 Chinese Immigrants in Vancouver: Quo Vadis? - Updated February 2006 (903 KB)

AUTHORS: Shibao Guo, University of Calgary, and Don DeVoretz, Simon Fraser University
05-21 Iranians in Vancouver: 'Legible People'/Irredeemable Others/Migrant Stories (1 MB)

AUTHORS: Dan Swanton, University of Durham
05-22 Recreational Participation among Ethnic Minorities and Immigrants in Canada and the Netherlands (1.2 MB)

AUTHORS: Amanda Aizlewood, Social Development Canada, Pieter Bevelander, IMER, Malmö University, and Ravi Pendakur, Social Development Canada
05-23 I Pledge Allegiance to... Flexible Citizenship and Shifting Scales of Belonging (712 KB)

AUTHORS: Katharyne Mitchell and Walter Parker, University of Washington
05-24 The Self-Employment Experience of Immigrants to Canada (1.9 MB)

AUTHORS: Herbert J. Schuetze, University of Victoria
05-26 Family Class and Immigration in Canada: Implications for Sponsored Elderly Women (580 KB)

AUTHORS: Arlene Tigar McLaren, Simon Fraser University; and Tracey Lou Black, community-based researcher
05-27 Glass Ceilings for Ethnic Minorities (1.3 Mb)

AUTHORS: Krishna Pendakur, Simon Fraser University; and Ravi Pendakur, Social Development Canada
05-28 Assimilation via Prices or Quantities? Sources of Immigrant Earnings Growth in Australia, Canada, and the United States (1.5 MB)

AUTHORS: Heather Antecol, Claremont McKenna College; Peter Kuhn, U.C. Santa Barbara; Stephen J. Trejo, University of Texas

Special Issues

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Commentaries

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05-02 Deflection at the Border: Immigration and Security after 9/11 (736 KB)

AUTHORS: Don J. DeVoretz, Co-director, RIIM (SFU)
05-03 2004-05 Annual Report: "Ten Years After" (2.4 MB)

AUTHORS: Don J. DeVoretz, Co-director, RIIM (SFU)
05-04 RIIM Research Consultation Retreat, Summary of Proceedings, 15 July 2005 (1 MB)

AUTHORS: Daniel Hiebert, Co-director, RIIM (UBC)
05-05 How Much is Too Much? Speech to Atlantic Metropolis Atlantique (578 KB)

AUTHORS: Don J. DeVoretz, Co-director, RIIM (SFU)
05-06 Policy Issues Surrounding Canada's Diaspora (500 KB)

AUTHORS: Don J. DeVoretz, Co-director, RIIM (SFU)
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