Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/158742
Authors: 
Rinne, Ulf
Schüller, Simone
Zimmermann, Klaus F.
Year of Publication: 
2011
Citation: 
[Journal:] Zeitschrift für ArbeitsmarktForschung – Journal for Labour Market Research [ISSN:] 2510-5027 [Volume:] 44 [Year:] 2011 [Issue:] 1/2 [Pages:] 81-89
Abstract (Translated): 
The economic potential of ethnic and cultural diversity is often underestimated. This paper summarizes a number of recent studies which show that 'soft' factors such as attitudes, perceptions and identities - and in particular ethnic identities - significantly affect economic outcomes. More specifically, the studies analyze the process of cultural integration over migrant generations as well as the process of job search and labor market reintegration of the unemployed. The economy can thus gain productivity and efficiency by recognizing and incorporating such multi-ethnic factors. Cultural assimilation that goes along with a loss of migrants' own cultural heritage does not appear to be the sole or dominant strategy of an economically successful integration. To tap the full potential of ethnic and cultural diversity, an increased cultural and ethnic open-mindedness of the native population is desirable.
Subjects: 
Einwanderer
multikulturelle Gesellschaft
ethnische Gruppe
Minderheiten
nationale Identität
Berufserfolg
Arbeitslose
berufliche Reintegration
interkulturelle Faktoren
kulturelle Faktoren
berufliche Integration
Inländer
interkulturelle Kompetenz
Schlüsselqualifikation
soziale Qualifikation
soziale Integration
kulturelle Identität
kulturelles Kapital
Assimilation
Segregation
Marginalität
ökonomische Faktoren
JEL: 
F22
J15
J61
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Document Type: 
Article

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