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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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  • Philipp Bauer & Regina Riphahn, 2006. "Education and its intergenerational transmission: country of origin-specific evidence for natives and immigrants from Switzerland," Portuguese Economic Journal, Springer;Instituto Superior de Economia e Gestao, vol. 5(2), pages 89-110, August.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:portec:v:5:y:2006:i:2:p:89-110
    DOI: 10.1007/s10258-006-0011-8
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    1. 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.
    2. Oberdabernig, Doris, 2015. "Catching-up: The educational mobility of migrants’ and natives’ children in Europe," Papers 830, World Trade Institute.
    3. Niknami, Susan, 2010. "Intergenerational Transmission of Education among Immigrant Mothers and their Daughters in Sweden," SULCIS Working Papers 2010:10, Stockholm University, Linnaeus Center for Integration Studies - SULCIS.
    4. Bauer, Philipp, 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.
    5. Susan Niknami, 2016. "Intergenerational transmission of education among female immigrants," Review of Economics of the Household, Springer, vol. 14(3), pages 715-744, September.
    6. Leonardo Bonilla, 2010. "Movilidad intergeneracional en educación en las ciudades," REVISTA DE ECONOMÍA DEL ROSARIO, UNIVERSIDAD DEL ROSARIO, November.
    7. Wilfried Altzinger & Jesus Crespo Cuaresma & Petra Sauer & Alyssa Schneebaum & Bernhard Rumplmaier, 2015. "Education and Social Mobility in Europe: Levelling the Playing Field for Europe’s Children and Fuelling its Economy," WWWforEurope Working Papers series 80, WWWforEurope.

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    Keywords

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

    JEL classification:

    • I21 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Analysis of Education
    • D10 - Microeconomics - - Household Behavior - - - General
    • J24 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Human Capital; Skills; Occupational Choice; Labor Productivity

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