Return migration, investment in children, and intergenerational mobility

Comparing sons of foreign- and native-born fathers

This paper studies parental investment in education and intergenerational earnings mobility for father-son pairs with native- and foreign-born fathers. We illustrate within a simple model that for immigrants, investment in their children is related to their return migration probability. In our empir...

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Volume: 43
Main Author: Dustmann, Christian
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: MADISON University of Wisconsin Press 2008
UNIV WISCONSIN PRESS
published in: The Journal of human resources Vol. 43; no. 2; pp. 299 - 324
Data of publication: 2008
ISSN: 0022-166X
1548-8004
1548-8004
EISSN: 1548-8004
Discipline: Economics
Business
Education
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