Immigrant Concentration in Schools: Consequences for Native and Migrant Students

  title={Immigrant Concentration in Schools: Consequences for Native and Migrant Students},
  author={Nicole E. Schneeweis},
  journal={Political Behavior: Race},
  • Nicole E. Schneeweis
  • Published 2013
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Political Behavior: Race
  • In this paper, I study the impact of immigrant concentration in primary schools on educational outcomes of native and migrant students in a major Austrian city between 1980-2001. The outcome measures of interest are track attendance after primary education and grade repetition. Using variation in the fraction of students with migration background among adjacent cohorts within schools and drawing special attention to time trends, the analysis shows that migrant students suffer from school-grades… CONTINUE READING
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