Immigrant students and educational systems. Cross-country evidence from PISA 2006
AbstractUsing data from PISA 2006 on 29 countries, this paper analyses immigrant school gaps (difference in scores between immigrants and natives) and focuses on tracking and comprehensive educational systems. Results show that the wider negative gaps are present where tracking is sharp and less frequently in countries with comprehensive schooling. In both cases, negative gaps are concentrated in continental Western Europe, where they are also often related to immigrants and natives attending different schools, or are significant within schools.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University of Modena and Reggio E., Faculty of Economics "Marco Biagi" in its series Department of Economics with number 0683.
Length: pages 37
Date of creation: May 2012
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Immigrant students; educational systems; PISA;
Other versions of this item:
- Marina Murat & Davide Ferrari & Patrizio Frederic, 2012. "Immigrant students and educational systems. Cross-country evidence from PISA 2006," Center for Economic Research (RECent) 080, University of Modena and Reggio E., Dept. of Economics.
- F22 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - International Migration
- I21 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Analysis of Education
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2012-10-27 (All new papers)
- NEP-EDU-2012-10-27 (Education)
- NEP-EUR-2012-10-27 (Microeconomic European Issues)
- NEP-MIG-2012-10-27 (Economics of Human Migration)
- NEP-URE-2012-10-27 (Urban & Real Estate Economics)
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