Table 1
The relative importance of predictors of earnings for principal applicants (economic immigrants) by years since landing and landing cohort

Table summary
This table displays the results of The relative importance of predictors of earnings for principal applicants (economic immigrants) by years since landing and landing cohort 2002–2004 cohort, 1997–1999 cohort, 1 to 2 years, 5 to 6 years and 10 to 11 years (appearing as column headers).
  2002–2004 cohort 1997–1999 cohort
1 to 2 years 5 to 6 years 1 to 2 years 5 to 6 years 10 to 11 years
Model 1 Model 2 Model 1 Model 2 Model 3
R-squared of the full model 0.136 0.070 0.096 0.078 0.085
Unique contribution to the R-squared  
Age 0.003 0.012 0.011 0.015 0.020
Education 0.001 0.005 0.009 0.016 0.021
Language 0.032 0.016 0.023 0.017 0.014
Canadian work experience 0.045 0.016 0.030 0.011 0.006
Studies in Canada 0.001 0.000 0.002 0.001 0.001
Spouse's education 0.001 0.002 0.002 0.003 0.003
Spouse's Canadian work experience 0.002 0.001 0.000 0.000 0.000
Spouse's studies in Canada 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Contribution of selected common components to the R-squared  
Age, education 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Age, language -0.001 -0.002 -0.001 -0.001 -0.002
Age, Canadian work experience -0.001 -0.001 0.000 0.000 0.000
Education, language 0.000 -0.001 -0.002 -0.002 -0.002
Education, Canadian work experience 0.003 0.001 0.004 0.003 0.003
Language, Canadian work experience 0.019 0.008 0.011 0.005 0.003
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