Negative Attitudes, Network and Education

Publikation: Working paperForskning

Resumé

This paper explores potential explanations behind the educational gap between young natives and immigrants using two measures, negative attitudes towards immigrants and networking, which may influence natives and immigrants differently. The paper considers, both theoretically and empirically, the impact of negative attitudes and networking taking into account that these parameters may influence high and uneducated workers as well as immigrants and natives differently, creating different incentives to acquire education for the two ethnic groups. Using rich Danish administrative data, this paper finds evidence that greater negative attitudes increase incentives for males to acquire education and that networking also increases immigrant education.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
Udgivelses stedFrederiksberg
UdgiverCopenhagen Business School [wp]
Antal sider30
StatusUdgivet - 2015
NavnDepartment of Economics. Copenhagen Business School. Working paper
Nummer1-2015

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Bennett, P., la Cour, L., Larsen, B., & Waisman, G. (2015). Negative Attitudes, Network and Education. Frederiksberg: Copenhagen Business School [wp]. Department of Economics. Copenhagen Business School. Working paper , Nr. 1-2015
Bennett, Patrick ; la Cour, Lisbeth ; Larsen, Birthe ; Waisman, Gisela. / Negative Attitudes, Network and Education. Frederiksberg : Copenhagen Business School [wp], 2015. (Department of Economics. Copenhagen Business School. Working paper ; Nr. 1-2015).
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