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Poverty and its persistence: a comparison of natives and immigrants in Sweden

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  • Roger Wahlberg

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  • Jorgen Hansen & Roger Wahlberg, 2009. "Poverty and its persistence: a comparison of natives and immigrants in Sweden," Review of Economics of the Household, Springer, vol. 7(2), pages 105-132, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:reveho:v:7:y:2009:i:2:p:105-132
    DOI: 10.1007/s11150-009-9054-9
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    4. Christos Koutsampelas, 2012. "Immigration and Poverty: Findings from Cyprus," University of Cyprus Working Papers in Economics 13-2012, University of Cyprus Department of Economics.
    5. Christos Koutsampelas, 2015. "Blind spots of traditional poverty measurement: the case of migrants," Migration Letters, Transnational Press London, UK, vol. 12(2), pages 103-112, May.
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    Keywords

    Poverty persistence; Duration dependence; Multiple spells; Unobserved heterogeneity; Natives; Immigrants; C23; C41; D31; I32; J15; J61;
    All these keywords.

    JEL classification:

    • C23 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Models with Panel Data; Spatio-temporal Models
    • C41 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods: Special Topics - - - Duration Analysis; Optimal Timing Strategies
    • D31 - Microeconomics - - Distribution - - - Personal Income and Wealth Distribution
    • I32 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - Measurement and Analysis of Poverty
    • J15 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Economics of Minorities, Races, Indigenous Peoples, and Immigrants; Non-labor Discrimination
    • J61 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers - - - Geographic Labor Mobility; Immigrant Workers

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