Chapter 21


What About the Children and Grandchildren?

Arthur Sweetman*; Jan C. van Ours**    * Ontario Research Chair in Health Human Resources, Department of Economics, McMaster University, Canada; and IZA** Department of Economics and CentER, Tilburg University, The Netherlands; Department of Economics, University of Melbourne, Australia; and CEPR, CESifo, IZA


Intergenerational immigrant integration is central to the economic growth and social development of many countries whose populations comprise a substantial share of the children and grandchildren of immigrants. In addition to basic demographics, relevant economic theories and institutional features are surveyed to assist in understanding these phenomena. Building ...

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