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dc.contributor.authorCalahorrano, Lenaen_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-03-16en_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-04-04T13:56:15Z-
dc.date.available2012-04-04T13:56:15Z-
dc.date.issued2011en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/56579-
dc.description.abstractIn the face of rising old-age dependency ratios in industrialized countries like Germany, politicians and their electorates discuss the loosening of immigration policies as one policy option to ensure the sustainability of public social security systems. The question arises whether this policy option is feasible in aging countries: older individuals are typically found to be more averse to immigration. However, crosssectional investigations may confound age with cohort effects. This investigation uses the 1999-2008 waves of the German Socio-Economic Panel to separate the effect of age on immigration attitudes from cohort and also from time effects. Over the life cycle stated immigration concerns are predicted to increase well into retirement and decrease afterward. Relative to other issues, immigration concerns are found to actually decrease over the life cycle.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherUniv., Dep. of Business Administration & Economics Marburgen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesJoint discussion paper series in economics 08-2011en_US
dc.subject.jelD78en_US
dc.subject.jelF22en_US
dc.subject.jelJ10en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordimmigrationen_US
dc.subject.keyworddemographic changeen_US
dc.subject.keywordpolitical economyen_US
dc.subject.stwEinwanderungen_US
dc.subject.stwMeinungen_US
dc.subject.stwLebensverlaufen_US
dc.subject.stwMigrationspolitiken_US
dc.subject.stwAlternde Bevölkerungen_US
dc.subject.stwDeutschlanden_US
dc.titlePopulation aging and individual attitudes toward immigration: Disentangling age, cohort and time effectsen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn654222118en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US
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