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Enclaves, language, and the location choice of migrants
Empirical studies in the migration literature have shown that enclaves (networks) negatively affect the language proficiency of migrants. Most of these studies do not address the choice of locationExpand
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Is Child Like Parent? Educational Attainment and Ethnic Origin
The speed at which immigrants assimilate is the subject of debate. Human capital formation plays a major role in this discussion. We compare second generation immigrants' educational attainments toExpand
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Foreign aid, taxes, and public investment
Abstract Using time-series data for India, we test the foreign aid-public investment hypothesis. Behavioral equations derived from a maximizing framework are estimated after correcting forExpand
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Herd Effects or Migration Networks? The Location Choice of Mexican Immigrants in the Us
This paper addresses the question: Why and where do immigrants cluster? We examine the relative importance and interaction of two alternative explanations of immigrant clustering: (1) networkExpand
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Returns to returning
Abstract. We examine the labor market performance of return migrants using the Hungarian Household Panel Survey. Two distinct selection issues are considered in the estimation of the earningsExpand
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Economic Strain, Ethnic Concentration and Attitudes Towards Foreigners in the European Union
This paper provides a statistical analysis of the determinants of attitudes towards foreigners displayed by Europeans sampled in Eurobarometer surveys in 1988 and 1997. Europeans who compete withExpand
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Poverty in Rural India: Caste and Tribe
This paper analyzes the determinants of rural poverty in India, contrasting the situation of scheduled caste (SC) and scheduled tribe (ST) households with the non-scheduled population. The incidenceExpand
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Caste, Ethnicity and Poverty in Rural India
This paper analyzes the determinants of rural poverty in India, contrasting the situation of the Scheduled Caste (SC) and Schedule Tribe (ST) households with the non-scheduled population. TheExpand
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What are Migration Networks?
Migration networks are usually captured by the number of people from the migrant's country in the host region. Using Mexican migration data, we analyze the effects of the usual network variable andExpand
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Is Child Like Parent
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