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  • SOEPpapers 1165 / 2022

    The Long-Run Effects of Immigration: Evidence across a Barrier to Refugee Settlement

    After the end of World War II in 1945, millions of refugees arrived in what in 1949 became the Federal Republic of Germany. We examine their effect on today’s productivity, wages, income, rents, education, and population density at the municipality level. Our identification strategy is based on a spatial discontinuity in refugee settlement at the border between the French and US occupation ...

    2022| Antonio Ciccone, Jan Nimczik
  • SOEPpapers 1166 / 2022

    The Impact of Natives’ Attitudes towards Immigrants on Their Integration in the Host Country

    Exploiting the random allocation of asylum seekers to different locations in Germany, we study the impact of right-wing voting on refugees’ integration. We find that in municipalities with more voting for the right-wing AfD, refugees have worse economic and social integration. These impacts are largest for groups targeted by AfD campaigns and refugees are also more likely to suffer ...

    2022| Pia Schilling, Steven Stillman
  • DIW Weekly Report 17/18 / 2022

    Refugees in Germany Perceived Higher Discrimination in the Wake of the Coronavirus Pandemic

    Refugees in Germany perceive discrimination due to their country of origin in various life dimensions, which can negatively affect their integration into society. Using IAB-BAMF-SOEP survey data, this report analyzes to what extent refugees perceive discrimination on the labor market, at educational institutions, on the housing market, with public authorities, and in daily life. The results show that ...

    2022| Adriana Cardozo Silva, Christopher Prömel, Sabine Zinn
  • Refereed essays Web of Science

    The Dynamics of Recent Refugees’ Language Acquisition: How Do Their Pathways Compare to Those of Other New Immigrants?

    Do the processes underlying destination-language acquisition differ between recently arrived refugees and other new immigrants? Based on a well-established model of language learning according to which language fluency is a function of efficiency, incentives, and exposure, this study addresses general processes of language learning as well as conditions specific to refugees. Longitudinal data on refugees ...

    In: Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 48 (2022), 5, S. 989-1012 | Yuliya Kosyakova, Cornelia Kristen, Christoph Spörlein
  • Refereed essays Web of Science

    Foreign Accents in the Early Hiring Process: A Field Experiment on Accent-Related Ethnic Discrimination in Germany

    Based on a field experiment conducted in Germany between October 2014 and October 2015, this article focuses on the disadvantages associated with the presence of a foreign accent in the early hiring process, when applicants call in response to a job advertisement to ask whether the position is still available. We examine whether a foreign accent influences employers’ behaviors via productivity considerations ...

    In: International Migration Review 56 (2022), 2, S. 562-593 | Miriam Schmaus, Cornelia Kristen
  • SOEPpapers 1174 / 2022

    Exposure to Past Immigration Waves and Attitudes toward Newcomers

    How does previous exposure to massive immigrant inflows affect concerns about current immigration and the integration of refugees? To answer this question, we investigate attitudes toward newcomers among natives and previous immigrants. In areas that in the 1990s received higher inflows of immigrants of German origin—so-called ethnic Germans—native Germans are more likely to believe that ...

    2022| Rania Gihleb, Osea Giuntella, Luca Stella
  • Refereed essays Web of Science

    The Role of Different School Organizational Models in the Psychological Adaptation of Refugee Adolescents

    Given the high number of refugee children and adolescents around the globe, it is critical to determine conditions that foster their adaptation in the receiving country. This study investigated the psychological adaptation of recently arrived adolescent refugees in Germany. We focused on whether psychological adaptation reflects the organizational approach taken by the school that refugee adolescents ...

    In: European Journal of Psychology of Education 37 (2022), 4, S. 1069–1092 | Lisa Pagel, Aileen Edele
  • Externe Monographien

    Empirical Essays on Inequality

    Diese Dissertation setzt sich aus vier empirischen Kapiteln über Ungleichheit zusammen, wobei die Kapitel 1 und 2 regionale Ungleichheiten behandeln, während die Kapitel 3 und 4 Ungleichheit auf individueller Ebene untersuchen.Das erste Kapitel leistet einen methodischen Beitrag zur Literatur über regionale Ungleichheit, indem es den Befehl fayherriot für die Statistiksoftware Stata bereitstellt. Der ...

    Berlin: Freie Universität Berlin, 2022, XV, 212 S. | Christoph Halbmeier
  • Other refereed essays

    Did Immigrants Perceive More Job Insecurity during the SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic? Evidence from German Panel Data

    Immigrants have been affected more than native-born ethnic majority populations by the negative economic consequences of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic. This contribution examines whether they have also experienced higher levels of perceived job insecurity, reflected in a differential increase in financial concerns and the fear of job loss during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic. This empirical study employs the SOEP-CoV ...

    In: Social Sciences 11 (2022), 5, 224, 23 S. | Marvin Bürmann, Jannes Jacobsen, Cornelia Kristen, Simon Kühne, Dorian Tsolak
  • Refereed essays Web of Science

    How Migration Status Shapes Susceptibility of Individuals’ Loneliness to Social Isolation

    Objectives: Our research provides competing hypotheses and empirical evidence how associations between objectively social isolation and subjective loneliness differ between host populations, migrants, and refugees.Methods: The analysis uses data of 25,171 participants from a random sample of the German population (SOEP v.35). We estimate regression models for the host population, migrants, and refugees ...

    In: International Journal of Public Health 67 (2022), 1604576 | Lea-Maria Löbel, Hannes Kröger, Ana Nanette Tibubos
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