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Perceptions And Labor Market Outcomes Of Immigrants In Australia After 9/11

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The author examines whether after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 Muslim immigrants and immigrants who fit the Muslim Arab stereotype in Australia perceive a greater increase in religious and racial intolerance and discrimination compared to other immigrant groups. The author also examines whether there is a differential change in their labor market outcomes. The author finds that after 9/11 there is a greater increase in the likelihood of Muslim men and of those who look like Muslims to report a lot of religious and racial intolerance and discrimination relative to other immigrants.

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