Negative Attitudes, Network and Education

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dc.contributor.author Bennett, Patrick
dc.contributor.author La Cour, Lisbeth
dc.contributor.author Larsen, Birthe
dc.contributor.author Waisman, Gisela
dc.date.accessioned 2015-07-07T12:22:07Z
dc.date.available 2015-07-07T12:22:07Z
dc.date.issued 2015-07-07
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10398/9153
dc.description.abstract This paper explores potential explanations behind the educational gap between young natives and immigrants using two measures, negative attitudes towards immigrants and networking, which may influence natives and immigrants differently. The paper considers, both theoretically and empirically, the impact of negative attitudes and networking taking into account that these parameters may influence high and uneducated workers as well as immigrants and natives differently, creating different incentives to acquire education for the two ethnic groups. Using rich Danish administrative data, this paper finds evidence that greater negative attitudes increase incentives for males to acquire education and that networking also increases immigrant education. en_US
dc.format.extent 30 en_US
dc.language eng en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Working papers;1-2015
dc.title Negative Attitudes, Network and Education en_US
dc.type wp en_US
dc.accessionstatus modt15jul07 soma en_US
dc.contributor.corporation Copenhagen Business School. CBS en_US
dc.contributor.department Økonomisk Institut en_US
dc.contributor.departmentshort ECON en_US
dc.contributor.departmentuk Department of Economics en_US
dc.contributor.departmentukshort ECON en_US
dc.publisher.city Frederiksberg en_US
dc.publisher.year 2015 en_US


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