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A Comparative Analysis of the Nativity Wealth Gap

Bauer, Thomas K; Cobb Clark, Deborah A; Hildebrand, Vincent A; Sinning, Mathias

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This paper investigates the source of the gap in the relative wealth position of immigrant households residing in Australia, Germany and the United States. Our results indicate that in German and the United States wealth differentials are largely the result of disparity in the educational attainment and demographic composition of the native and immigrant populations, while income differentials are relatively unimportant in understanding the nativity wealth gap. In contrast, the relatively...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007-06
Type: Working/Technical Paper
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/45284
http://digitalcollections.anu.edu.au/handle/1885/45284
Source: Economic Inquiry
DOI: 10.1111/j.1465-7295.2009.00221.x

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