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Immigration and School Choice in Australia

Mavisakalyan, Astghik


This article examines the relationship between the share of immigrants in a locality and private versus public school choices of natives and immigrants in Australia. Using the 2001 Australian Census data, it finds that private school attendance among native-born Australians is higher in localities with a higher share of immigrant populations. Immigrants' private school attendance is lower where the share of their like-type immigrants is higher. These effects vary with the presence of a common...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: The Australian Economic Review
DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8462.2011.00663.x


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