Negative Attitudes, Networks and Education

Patrick Bennett, Lisbeth la Cour, Birthe Larsen, Gisela Waisman

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This paper theoretically and empirically assesses the potential explanations behind the educational gap between young natives and immigrants using two measures, negative attitudes towards immigrants and networking. The paper considers that two these parameters may influence high and uneducated workers as well as immigrants and natives differently, creating different incentives to acquire education for the two groups. Using rich Danish administrative data, this paper finds suggestive evidence rejecting the theoretical case where negative attitudes decrease 1st generation immigrant education and indications that quality of networks seems to matter more for immigrants than the quantity of individuals in a potential network.
This paper theoretically and empirically assesses the potential explanations behind the educational gap between young natives and immigrants using two measures, negative attitudes towards immigrants and networking. The paper considers that two these parameters may influence high and uneducated workers as well as immigrants and natives differently, creating different incentives to acquire education for the two groups. Using rich Danish administrative data, this paper finds suggestive evidence rejecting the theoretical case where negative attitudes decrease 1st generation immigrant education and indications that quality of networks seems to matter more for immigrants than the quantity of individuals in a potential network.

Konference

KonferenceThe 29th EALE Conference 2017
Nummer29
LandSchweiz
BySt. Gallen
Periode21/09/201723/09/2017
Internetadresse

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Bennett, P., la Cour, L., Larsen, B., & Waisman, G. (2017). Negative Attitudes, Networks and Education. Afhandling præsenteret på The 29th EALE Conference 2017, St. Gallen, Schweiz.
Bennett, Patrick ; la Cour, Lisbeth ; Larsen, Birthe ; Waisman, Gisela. / Negative Attitudes, Networks and Education. Afhandling præsenteret på The 29th EALE Conference 2017, St. Gallen, Schweiz.10 s.
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