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Arab immigrants in the United States: how and why do returns to education vary by country of origin?

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  • Ashraf El-Araby Aly

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  • James Ragan

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Journal of Population Economics.

    Volume (Year): 23 (2010)
    Issue (Month): 2 (March)
    Pages: 519-538

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    Handle: RePEc:spr:jopoec:v:23:y:2010:i:2:p:519-538

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    Keywords: Arab; Immigrants; Education; J61; F22; I20;

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    1. Kate Mane & Brigitte Waldorf, 2013. "Human capital and wages: a comparison of Albanian and Italian immigrants," The Annals of Regional Science, Springer, vol. 51(1), pages 53-72, August.

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