Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/18509
Authors: 
Zimmermann, Laura
Gataullina, Liliya
Constant, Amelie F.
Zimmermann, Klaus F.
Year of Publication: 
2006
Series/Report no.: 
DIW Discussion Papers 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

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