The Economic Situation of First ans Second-Generation in France, Germany, and the United Kingdom
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.
|Date of creation:||Feb 2010|
|Publication status:||Published in The Economic Journal G, 2010, vol. 120, pp.F4-F30|
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