A longitudinal analysis of second-generation disadvantaged immigrants
AbstractIn this paper we consider the relative academic achievement in primary school of second generation immigrant children in the UK. We use data for a cohort born in 1970 and find that children born to South Asian or Afro-Caribbean parents have significantly lower levels of cognitive achievement in both mathematics and language in primary school. We then investigated the progression of ethnic minority children in primary school i.e. between age 5 and 10
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Length: 55 pages
Date of creation: 2010
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Second-generation immigrants; educational disadvantage.;
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2010-04-11 (All new papers)
- NEP-LAB-2010-04-11 (Labour Economics)
- NEP-MIG-2010-04-11 (Economics of Human Migration)
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