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SOEPpapers 30 / 2007

Earnings Assimilation of Immigrants in Germany: The Importance of Heterogeneity and Attrition Bias

Heterogeneity in the ethnic composition of Germany's immigrant population renders general conclusions on the degree of economic integration difficult. Using a rich longitudinal data-set, this paper tests for differences in economic assimilation ...

2007| Michael Fertig, Stefanie Schurer
SOEPpapers 105 / 2008

Die Bildungschancen von Aussiedlerkindern

Mit der Zuwanderung der Aussiedler war zumindest partiell die Erwartung verbunden, dass sie -anders als die zuvor und parallel zuwandernden nicht-deutschen Migranten - leichter in der aufnehmenden Gesellschaft aufgehen würden. Der vorliegende Beitrag

2008| Marek Fuchs, Michaela Sixt
SOEPpapers 107 / 2008

Wage Convergence and Inequality after Unification: (East) Germany in Transition

This paper investigates the wage convergence between East German workers and their West German counterparts after reunification. Our research is based on a comparison of three groups of workers defined as stayers, migrants and commuters to West ...

2008| Johannes Gernandt, Friedhelm Pfeiffer
Monographien

International Migration, Ethnicity and Economic Inequality

Bonn: IZA, 2008, 57 S.
(Discussion Paper Series / Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit ; 3450)
| Martin Kahanec, Klaus F. Zimmermann
SOEPpapers 111 / 2008

Gender, Migration, Remittances: Evidence from Germany

Gender-specific determinants of remittances are the subject of this study based on German SOEP data (2001-2006). In 2007, about 7.3 million foreigners were living in Germany. While the total number of foreigners has decreased over the last decade, ..

2008| Elke Holst, Andrea Schäfer, Mechthild Schrooten
SOEPpapers 193 / 2009

Goodbye Germany - und dann? Erste Ergebnisse einer Pilotstudie zur Befragung von Auswanderern aus Deutschland

In contrast to the vast body of data on immigration to Germany, there is almost no scientifically valid data available on emigration flows from Germany and the factors motivating people to emigrate. In particular, there is an almost total lack of ...

2009| Marcel Erlinghagen, Tim Stegmann
Weitere Aufsätze

International Migration, Ethnicity, and Economic Inequality

In: Wiemer Salverda, Brian Nolan, Timothy M. Smeeding , The Oxford Handbook of Economic Inequality
S. 455-490
| Martin Kahanec, Klaus F. Zimmermann
SOEPpapers 354 / 2011

Remittances and Gender: Theoretical Considerations and Empirical Evidence

In this paper, we focus on network- and gender-specific determinants of remittances, which are often explained theoretically by way of intra-family contracts. We develop a basic formal concept that includes aspects of the transnational network and ..

2011| Elke Holst, Andrea Schäfer, Mechthild Schrooten
Diskussionspapiere 1096 / 2011

High-Skilled Immigration Policy in Europe

Whether Europe will be able to stand up to its internal and external challenges crucially depends on its ability to manage its internal mobility and inflows of international migrants. Using a unique expert opinion survey, we document that Europe ...

2011| Martin Kahanec, Klaus F. Zimmermann
SOEPpapers 278 / 2010

September 11th and the Earnings of Muslims in Germany: The Moderating Role of Education and Firm Size

While available evidence suggests that the events of September 11th negatively influenced the relative earnings of employees with Arab background in the US, it is not clear that they had similar effects in other countries. Our study for Germany ...

2010| Thomas Cornelißen, Uwe Jirjahn
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