Immigration and the school system

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dc.contributor.author Albornoz, Facundo
dc.contributor.author Cabrales, Antonio
dc.contributor.author Hauk, Esther
dc.contributor.editor Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. Departamento de Economía
dc.date.accessioned 2012-01-24T16:16:49Z
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-10T09:40:37Z
dc.date.available 2012-02-10T09:40:37Z
dc.date.issued 2012-01-15
dc.identifier.issn 2340-5031
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10016/13070
dc.description.abstract Immigration is an important problem in many societies, and it has wide-ranging effects on the educational systems of host countries. There is now a large empirical literature, but very little theoretical work on this topic. We introduce a model of family immigration in a framework where school quality and student outcomes are determined endogenously. This allows us to explain the selection of immigrants in terms of parental motivation and the policies which favor a positive selection. Also, we can study the effect of immigration on the school system and how school quality may self-reinforce immigrants’ and natives’ choices.
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dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartofseries UC3M Working papers. Economics
dc.relation.ispartofseries 12-03
dc.relation.isversionof http://e-archivo.uc3m.es/handle/10016/12969
dc.rights Atribución-NoComercial-SinDerivadas 3.0 España
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/es/
dc.subject.other Education
dc.subject.other Immigration
dc.subject.other School resources
dc.subject.other Parental involvement
dc.subject.other Immigrant sorting
dc.title Immigration and the school system
dc.type workingPaper
dc.subject.jel I20
dc.subject.jel I21
dc.subject.jel I28
dc.subject.jel J24
dc.subject.jel J61
dc.subject.eciencia Economía
dc.rights.accessRights openAccess
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dc.identifier.uxxi DT/0000000857
dc.identifier.repec we1203
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