DP9117 Young immigrant children and their educational attainment
|Author(s):||Asako Ohinata, Jan C. van Ours|
|Publication Date:||September 2012|
|Keyword(s):||Educational attainment, Immigrant children|
|Programme Areas:||Labour Economics|
|Link to this Page:||www.cepr.org/active/publications/discussion_papers/dp.php?dpno=9117|
We analyze the determinants of reading literacy, mathematical skills and science skills of young immigrant children in the Netherlands. We find that these are affected by age at immigration and whether or not one of the parents is native Dutch.