Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/169284
Authors: 
von Haaren-Giebel, Friederike
Sandner, Malte
Year of Publication: 
2016
Citation: 
[Journal:] IZA Journal of Migration [ISSN:] 2193-9039 [Volume:] 5 [Year:] 2016 [Issue:] 19 [Pages:] 1-28
Abstract: 
This paper empirically analyses the effect of naturalisation on on-the-job training (OJT) participation among first-generation immigrants in Germany. OJT is associated with improved labour market outcomes and provides therefore an indicator for labour market integration. Naturalisation is assumed to act as a signal of the employee's commitment to the host country and may thus increase employers' likelihood of offering OJT. Testing the theoretical link with multivariate estimations (based on the German Socio-Economic Panel) shows a positive and significant correlation. To reduce selection bias on observables, propensity score matching is applied, yielding a significant average treatment effect.
Subjects: 
Citizenship
Integration
Human capital
SOEP
JEL: 
J15
J24
M53
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Creative Commons License: 
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
Document Type: 
Article
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