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The Economic Situation of First ans Second-Generation in France, Germany, and the United Kingdom

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  • Yann Algan

    (Département d'économie)

  • Christian Dustmann

    (University College London - London's Global University (UCL))

  • Albrecht Glitz

    (Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF))

  • Allan Manning

    (London School of Economics)

Abstract

A central concern about immigration is the integration into the labour market, not only of the first generation but also of subsequent generations. Little comparative work exists for Europe's largest economies. France, Germany and the UK have all become, perhaps unwittingly, countries with large immigrant populations albeit with very different ethnic compositions. Today, the descendants of these immigrants live and work in their parents’ destination countries. This article presents and discusses comparative evidence on the performance of first and second-generation immigrants in these countries in terms of education, earnings and employment.

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  • Yann Algan & Christian Dustmann & Albrecht Glitz & Allan Manning, 2010. "The Economic Situation of First ans Second-Generation in France, Germany, and the United Kingdom," Sciences Po publications info:hdl:2441/536kq4edtr8, Sciences Po.
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