Ethnic intermarriage among immigrants: human capital and assortative mating

This paper analyzes the determinants of interethnic marriages among immigrants in the United States. The dependent variable is intermarriage across ethnic groups and the inclusion of the explanatory variables is justified by a simple rational choice economic model. A binomial logistic regression is...

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Volume: 3740
Main Author: Chiswick, Barry R
Houseworth, Christina A
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: Bonn Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) 2008
published in: IZA discussion papers Vol. 3740
Data of publication: 2008
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: EconStor
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