Human Capital and Ethnic Self-Identification of Migrants
12 Pages Posted: 27 Sep 2006
Date Written: September 2006
The paper investigates the role of human capital for migrants' ethnic ties towards their home and host countries. Pre-migration characteristics dominate ethnic self-identification. Human capital acquired in the host country does not affect the attachment to the receiving country.
Keywords: ethnic self-identification, first-generation migrants, gender, ethnicity, human
JEL Classification: F22, J15, J16, J24, Z10
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