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Title:Human Capital and Ethnic Self-Identification of Migrants PDF Logo
Authors:Zimmermann, Laura
Gataullina, Liliya
Constant, Amelie F.
Zimmermann, Klaus F.
Issue Date:2006
Series/Report no.:DIW-Diskussionspapiere 616
Abstract:The paper investigates the role of human capital for migrants' ethnic ties towards their home and host countries. Pre-migration characteristics dominate ethnic selfidentification. Human capital acquired in the host country does not affect the attachment to the receiving country.
Subjects:Ethnic self-identification
first-generation migrants
gender
ethnicity
human capital
JEL:J15
F22
Z10
J24
J16
Document Type:Working Paper
Appears in Collections:Publikationen von Forscherinnen und Forschern des DIW
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