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SOEPpapers 1029 / 2019

Living Conditions and the Mental Health and Well-being of Refugees: Evidence from a Representative German Panel Study

The mental health and well-being of refugees are both prerequisites for and indicators of social integration. Using data from the first wave of a representative prospective panel of refugees living in Germany, we investigated how different living conditions, especially those subject to integration policies, are associated with experienced distress and life satisfaction in newly-arrived adult

2019| Lena Walther, Lukas M. Fuchs, Jürgen Schupp, Christian von Scheve
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Predictors of Refugee Adjustment: The Importance of Cognitive Skills and Personality

In light of the recent worldwide migration of refugees, determinants of a more or less successful integration are heavily discussed, but reliable empirical investigations are scarce and have often focused on sociodemographic factors. In the present study, we explore the role of several individual characteristics for refugee adjustment in the areas of (a) institutional, (b) interpersonal and (c)

In: Collabra: Psychology 5 (2019), 1, Art. 23, 14 S. | Elisabeth Hahn, David Richter, Jürgen Schupp, Mitja D. Back
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Sampling in Times of High Immigration: The Survey Process of the IAB-BAMF-SOEP Survey of Refugees

Over the course of 2013 to 2016, over one million asylum seekers arrived in Germany, around 890,000 of them in 2015 alone. The growing refugee population posed a major challenge for Germany’s policy makers, civic administrators, and society at large, in finding new approaches to registration procedures, housing, and social and economic integration. To design policies and programs that meet these

In: Survey Methods : Insights from the Field (2019), 29.03.2019, 9 S. | Simon Kühne, Jannes Jacobsen, Martin Kroh
SOEP Brown Bag Seminar

Do immigrants prefer regions in which people are generally more open towards immigrants and immigration?

In my dissertation, I analyse the effect of migrant-open climate on immigrant location choice: Do immigrants prefer regions in which people are generally more open towards immigrants and immigration? I argue that to maximise well-being, immigrants reduce their risk of facing discrimination by choosing regions of residence in which migrant-open climate is higher.To capture revealed

10.05.2019| Vera Guill (BGSS)
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Labour Market Participation of Refugees in Germany: Legal Context and Individual-level Factors

Labour market access is a crucial aspect of integration. Among other things, it providesmigrants with economic resources to participate in societal life in the hostcountry. This chapter explores the factors of labour market access for refugees inGermany. First, we provide a brief overview of how labour market access is determinedby legal status. Second, we explore individual aspects of labour

In: Annette Korntheuer, Paul Pritchard, Débora B. Maehler, Lori Wilkinson (Eds.) , Refugees in Canada and Germany: From Research to Policies and Practice
S. 189-201
GESIS Series ; 25
| Jannes Jacobsen, Magdalena Krieger, Nicolas Legewie
SOEP Brown Bag Seminar

The Integration of Immigrant Cohorts in the German Labor Market

This paper aims to shed some lights on the integration patterns of different labor migrant cohorts in Germany. The migrant cohorts here contain three different groups. First, the immigrants who migrated before 1984, the second group are individuals who arrived in Germany between 1995-2007 and the last group are the people who migrated between 2008-2013. The migrant cohorts and data analysis

17.04.2019| Taghi Ghadiri (CERGE-EI)
SOEPpapers 1005 / 2018

Justice Delayed Is Assimilation Denied: Rightwing Terror, Fear and Social Assimilation of Turkish Immigrants in Germany

Using the German Socioeconomic Panel (SOEP) data, this paper offers the first evidence that the 2011 news revelations about crimes committed by National Socialist Underground (NSU) network in early the 2000s resulted in an increase in worries about xenophobic hostility among NSU’s targeted groups. This serves as an indication of the minority’s perceived maltreatment by German institutions while

2018| Sumit S. Deole
SOEPpapers 1001 / 2018

Does Education Affect Attitudes Towards Immigration? Evidence from Germany

Using data from the German Socio-Economic Panel and exploiting the staggered implementation of a compulsory schooling reform in West Germany, this article finds that an additional year of schooling lowers the probability of being very concerned about immigration to Germany by around six percentage points (20 percent). Furthermore, our findings imply significant spillovers from maternal education to

2018| Shushanik Margaryan, Annemarie Paul, Thomas Siedler
Cluster-Seminar Öffentliche Finanzen und Lebenslagen

Early childhood care services and refugee children: Differences in attendance and consequences for integration

We focus on early childhood education and care (ECEC) as one important channel of social integration for refugee families that recently arrived in Germany (between 2013 and 2016). First, we examine the attendance of ECEC of refugee children and investigate how patterns vary depending on individual and family characteristics, and institutional determinants of the location of residence. Then, we

12.12.2018| Guido Neidhöfer (ZEW)
Monographien

Integrating Randomized Controlled Field Trials into (Existing) Panel Surveys: The "Mentoring of Refugees" Study

Randomized controlled trials (RCT) are the gold standard in research design for studying causal relationships. In migration studies, they can, for instance, help studying the effects of government and non-government programs on migrant integration. However, RCTs are challenging and cost-intensive to conduct. In this brief, we outline a research design that integrates RCTs into existing panel

Rotterdam: IMISCOE, 2019, 9 S.
(Briefs on Methodological, Ethical and Epistemological Issues ; 7)
| Nicolas Legewie, Philipp Jaschke, Magdalena Krieger, Martin Kroh, Lea-Maria Löbel, Diana Schacht
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