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Why Immigrant Background Matters for University Participation: A Comparison of Switzerland and Canada

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  • Garnett Picot
  • Feng Hou

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  • Garnett Picot & Feng Hou, 2013. "Why Immigrant Background Matters for University Participation: A Comparison of Switzerland and Canada," International Migration Review, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 47(3), pages 612-642, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:intmig:v:47:y:2013:i:3:p:612-642
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    1. K. Bruce Newbold & W. Mark Brown, 2015. "The Urban–Rural Gap In University Attendance: Determinants Of University Participation Among Canadian Youth," Journal of Regional Science, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 55(4), pages 585-608, September.

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