Search for dissertations about: "immigrant selectivity"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words immigrant selectivity.

  1. 1. Intergenerational Persistence and Ethnic Disparities in Education

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Sociology, Stockholm University

    Author : Per Engzell; Stockholms universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; education; endogeneity; equality of opportunity; ethnic inequality; immigrant selectivity; large-scale assessments; measurement error; proxy variables; social origin; socioeconomic status; Sweden; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four self-contained essays in the sociology of educational stratification. Study I draws on newly collected survey data to assess the biases that arise in estimating socioeconomic differences in achievement when relying on parent and student reported data on social background. READ MORE

  2. 2. Essays on Microeconometrics and Immigrant Assimilation

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Alpaslan Akay; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Average marginal effect; Marginal effect of the average individual; Employment and earnings assimilation; Quasi-fixed effects approach; Initial value problem; Dynamic censored random-effects model; Monte Carlo experiment; Heckman’s approximation; Simple method of Wooldridge; Dynamic random-effects sample-selection model; wage-curve method;

    Abstract : Paper I. Asymptotic bias reduction for a conditional marginal effects estimator in sam- ple selection models. In this article we discuss the di¤erences between the average marginal effect and the mar- ginal effect of the average individual in sample selection models, estimated by the Heck- man procedure. READ MORE