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dc.contributor.authorHammarstedt, Matsen_US
dc.contributor.authorPalme, Mårtenen_US
dc.date.accessioned2006-06-20en_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-07-07T09:10:00Z-
dc.date.available2010-07-07T09:10:00Z-
dc.date.issued2006en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/33302-
dc.description.abstractWe compare the intergenerational earnings mobility of immigrants with natives in Sweden. We find an overall convergence in average earnings between immigrants and natives. This convergence hides a divergence in average earnings between groups of immigrants with different ethnic origins. We find that, on average, immigrants have a lower intergenerational earnings mobility, also (on average) within groups with similar ethnic backgrounds. Immigrants with a relatively low intergenerational earnings mobility increased their average earnings more in the second generation, thereby supporting the idea that low intergenerational earnings mobility can be interpreted as a high degree of intergenerational transmission of human capital.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aInstitute for the Study of Labor (IZA) |cBonnen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aIZA Discussion Papers |x1943en_US
dc.subject.jelJ15en_US
dc.subject.jelJ24en_US
dc.subject.jelJ61en_US
dc.subject.jelJ62en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordintergenerational income mobilityen_US
dc.subject.keywordintergenerational earnings correlationen_US
dc.subject.keywordBecker-Tomes modelen_US
dc.subject.keywordethnic capitalen_US
dc.subject.stwHumankapitalen_US
dc.subject.stwIntertemporale Einkommensverteilungen_US
dc.subject.stwGenerationenbeziehungenen_US
dc.subject.stwSchwedenen_US
dc.titleIntergenerational mobility, human capital transmission and the earnings of second-generation immigrants in Swedenen_US
dc.type|aWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn507466233en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-

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