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Young immigrant children and their educational attainment

  • Ohinata, Asako
  • van Ours, Jan C

We analyze the determinants of reading literacy, mathematical skills and science skills of young immigrant children in the Netherlands. We find that these are affected by age at immigration and whether or not one of the parents is native Dutch.

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Paper provided by C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers in its series CEPR Discussion Papers with number 9117.

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Date of creation: Sep 2012
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Handle: RePEc:cpr:ceprdp:9117
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  1. Ohinata, Asako & van Ours, Jan C, 2012. "Young immigrant children and their educational attainment," CEPR Discussion Papers 9117, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  2. van Ours, Jan C. & Veenman, Justus, 2001. "The Educational Attainment of Second Generation Immigrants in The Netherlands," IZA Discussion Papers 297, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  3. Ohinata, A. & van Ours, J.C., 2011. "How Immigrant Children Affect the Academic Achievement of Native Dutch Children," Discussion Paper 2011-136, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research.
  4. van Ours, Jan C. & Veenman, Justus, 2006. "Age at immigration and educational attainment of young immigrants," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 90(3), pages 310-316, March.
  5. Ohinata, Asako & van Ours, Jan C, 2011. "How immigrant children affect the academic achievement of native Dutch children," CEPR Discussion Papers 8718, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  6. Ohinata, A. & van Ours, J.C., 2012. "Young Immigrant Children and their Educational Attainment," Discussion Paper 2012-067, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research.
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  9. Christian Dustmann & Tommaso Frattini & Gianadrea Lanzara, 2011. "Educational Achievement of Second Generation Immigrants: An International Comparison," Development Working Papers 314, Centro Studi Luca d\'Agliano, University of Milano.
  10. Bratsberg, Bernt & Raaum, Oddbjørn & Røed, Knut, 2011. "Educating Children of Immigrants: Closing the Gap in Norwegian Schools," IZA Discussion Papers 6138, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
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  12. van Ours, Jan C. & Veenman, Justus, 2010. "How interethnic marriages affect the educational attainment of children: Evidence from a natural experiment," Labour Economics, Elsevier, vol. 17(1), pages 111-117, January.
  13. Sylke Schnepf, 2007. "Immigrants’ educational disadvantage: an examination across ten countries and three surveys," Journal of Population Economics, Springer, vol. 20(3), pages 527-545, July.
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