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Zeitungs- und Blogbeiträge

It Makes Economic Sense to Open Borders

In: The Financial Times Europe (10.06.2005), S. 13 | Tito Boeri, Herbert Brücker, Richard Portes

What Makes an Entrepreneur and Does It Pay? Native Men, Turks and Other Migrants in Germany

London: CEPR, 2004, 33 S.
(Discussion Paper Series / Centre for Economic Policy Research ; 4207)
| Amelie Constant, Yochanan Shachmurove, Klaus F. Zimmermann
SOEPpapers 38 / 2007

Analyzing the Labor Market Activity of Immigrant Families in Germany

This paper analyzes whether immigrant families facing credit constraints adopt a family investment strategy wherein, upon arrival, an immigrant spouse invests in host country-specific human capital while the other partner works to finance the family's current consumption. Using data for West Germany, we do not find evidence for such a specialization strategy. We further examine the labor supply and ...

2007| Leilanie Basilio, Thomas K. Bauer, Mathias Sinning
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Native-Migrant Differences in Risk Attitudes

This article questions the perceived wisdom that migrants are more risk-loving than the native population. We employ a new large German survey of direct individual risk measures to find that first-generation migrants have lower risk attitudes than natives, which only equalize in the second generation.

In: Applied Economics Letters 16 (2009), 15, S. 1581-1586 | Holger Bonin, Amelie Constant, Konstantinos Tatsiramos, Klaus F. Zimmermann
SOEPpapers 92 / 2008

Bringing Home the Money: Xenophobia and Remittances: The Case of Germany

The determinants of migrants' remittances are the subject of this study based on German SOEP data (2001-2006). In contrast to previous studies we analyze the motives for remittances not only for foreigners but also for the broader group of individuals with a personal migration background. Major findings are: First, concerns about xenophobia lead to higher remittances. Second, income and gender has ...

2008| Elke Holst, Andrea Schäfer, Mechthild Schrooten
Diskussionspapiere 862 / 2009

Labor Mobility and the Integration of European Labor Markets

This paper outlines the importance of labor mobility for the improvement in allocating and distributing economic resources. We are faced with an increasing lack of skilled workers and a growing tendency of unemployment amongst the low-skilled. A central political objective for the future will not only be education policy but also the recruitment of high-skilled workers from international and European ...

2009| Klaus F. Zimmermann

Determinants of Integration and Its Impact on the Economic Success of Immigrants: A Case Study of the Turkish Community in Berlin

Bonn: IZA, 2008, 44 S.
(Discussion Paper Series / Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit ; 3762)
| Alexander M. Danzer, Hulya Ulku

How Labor Migrants Fare

Berlin [u.a.]: Springer, 2004, VI, 424 S.
(Population Economics)
| Klaus F. Zimmermann, Amelie Constant (Eds.)
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How Do Labor Migrants Fare?

In: Klaus F. Zimmermann, Amelie Constant (Eds.) , How Labor Migrants Fare
Berlin [u.a.] : Springer
S. 1-11
| Amelie Constant, Klaus F. Zimmermann
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Analysen mit Bezug zu "Migration und Gesundheit" auf Basis des Sozio-oekonomischen Panels (SOEP)

In: Migrationssensible Studiendesigns zur Repräsentation des Migrationsstatus in der Gesundheitsforschung
Berlin : Robert-Koch-Institut
S. 49-54
| Joachim R. Frick, Ingrid Tucci
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