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Young Immigrant Children and their Educational Attainment

Asako Ohinata () and Jan van Ours ()

No 6817, IZA Discussion Papers from Institute of Labor Economics (IZA)

Abstract: We analyze the determinants of reading literacy, mathematical skills and science skills of young immigrant children in the Netherlands. We find that these are affected by age at immigration and whether or not one of the parents is native Dutch.

Keywords: educational attainment; immigrant children (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: I21 J15 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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Date: 2012-08
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Published in: Economics Letters, 2012, 116, 288-290.

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