Do immigrants improve the health of natives?

•This paper studies the effects of immigration on the health of native using the German Socio-Economic Panel.•Immigrants to Germany are healthier than natives upon their arrival but their health deteriorates faster over time.•This convergence occurs more rapidly among immigrants in blue-collar jobs....

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Volume: 43
Main Author: Giuntella, Osea
Mazzonna, Fabrizio
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: AMSTERDAM Elsevier B.V 01.09.2015
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published in: Journal of health economics Vol. 43; pp. 140 - 153
Data of publication: September 2015
ISSN: 0167-6296
1879-1646
EISSN: 1879-1646
Discipline: Public Health
Economics
Subjects:
I12
J61
J24
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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