Measuring Income Assimilation of Migrants to Germany

Abstract We measure the income assimilation of migrants to Germany employing a new measure of assimilation that uses the whole income distribution rather than selected moments. To do this we implement a discrete-state Markov chain to model the dynamics of the cross-sectional income distribution of m...

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Volume: 129
Main Author: Gang, Ira N
Landon-Lane, John
Yun, Myeong-Su
Format: Journal Article
Language: German, English
Place of publication: Duncker & Humblot 01.04.2009
Duncker & Humblot, Berlin
published in: Schmollers Jahrbuch Vol. 129; no. 2; pp. 333 - 342
Data of publication: 20090401
ISSN: 1439-121X
EISSN: 1865-5742
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Discipline: Economics
Social Sciences (General)
Series: Schmollers Jahrbuch : Journal of Applied Social Science Studies / Zeitschrift für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: RePEc IDEAS
OpenAIRE (Open Access)
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