Deciphering the ‘Ethnic Penalty’ of Immigrants in Western Europe: A Cross-Classified Multilevel Analysis

@article{Kislev2017DecipheringT,
  title={Deciphering the ‘Ethnic Penalty’ of Immigrants in Western Europe: A Cross-Classified Multilevel Analysis},
  author={Elyakim Kislev},
  journal={Social Indicators Research},
  year={2017},
  volume={134},
  pages={725-745}
}
  • Elyakim Kislev
  • Published 1 November 2017
  • Economics, Sociology
  • Social Indicators Research
Abstract While most previous research on immigrants’ assimilation refers to the residual disadvantage that remains in empirical analyses of economic outcomes as a general ‘ethnic penalty’, this current paper disentangles the ‘ethnic penalty’ by dividing it into four components: individual characteristics, country characteristics, the social environment in host country, and the policy environment in host country. This study tests the effects of these four components on three economic outcomes… 

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