Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/65936
Authors: 
Luthra, Renee Reichl
Year of Publication: 
2010
Series/Report no.: 
ISER Working Paper Series 2010-21
Abstract: 
This paper utilizes the German Mikrozensus to model competing secondary school outcomes among both foreign and naturalized children of guest workers, ethnic Germans, EU and third country immigrants. In line with previous research, I find that second generation disadvantage in educational attainment is largely explained by parental background. However, my study also finds evidence of higher attainment among many second generation groups. By introducing categorical interactions between parental education and immigrant origin, I link this new finding to the fact that most second generation groups are less adversely affected by low parental education than are the children of native Germans.
Subjects: 
integration
immigration, ethnicity
Germany
education
assimilation
JEL: 
I21
J15
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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