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Education and its intergenerational transmission: country of origin-specific evidence for natives and immigrants from Switzerland

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  • Philipp Bauer
  • Regina Riphahn

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Article provided by Springer in its journal Portuguese Economic Journal.

Volume (Year): 5 (2006)
Issue (Month): 2 (August)
Pages: 89-110

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Handle: RePEc:spr:portec:v:5:y:2006:i:2:p:89-110

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Keywords: Intergenerational transmission; Educational attainment; Immigrants; Ethnic capital; I21; D10; J24;

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Cited by:
  1. Philipp Bauer, 2006. "The Intergenerational Transmission of Income in Switzerland - A Comparison between Natives and Immigrants," Working papers 2006/01, Faculty of Business and Economics - University of Basel.
  2. Niknami, Susan, 2010. "Intergenerational Transmission of Education among Immigrant Mothers and their Daughters in Sweden," Working Paper Series 7/2010, Swedish Institute for Social Research.
  3. Javier Valbuena, 2011. "Family background, gender and cohort effects on schooling decisions," Investigaciones de Economía de la Educación volume 6, in: Antonio Caparrós Ruiz (ed.), Investigaciones de Economía de la Educación 6, edition 1, volume 6, chapter 15, pages 258-290 Asociación de Economía de la Educación.
  4. Leonardo Bonilla, 2010. "Movilidad intergeneracional en educación en las ciudades," REVISTA DE ECONOMÍA DEL ROSARIO, UNIVERSIDAD DEL ROSARIO.

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