Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Social deprivation of immigrants in Germany

Haisken-DeNew, John P; Sinning, Mathias

Description

This paper investigates the extent to which immigrants in Germany are socially deprived compared to German natives. We demonstrate that when using a conventional definition of the social deprivation index typically applied in the literature, immigrants do not necessarily appear to be socially deprived. We propose a weighting scheme that weights components of social deprivation by their subjective contribution to an overall measure of life satisfaction. Using this weighting scheme to calculate...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/63325
Source: Review of Income and Wealth
DOI: 10.1111/j.1475-4991.2010.00417.x

Download

File Description SizeFormat Image
01_Haisken-DeNew_Social_deprivation_of_2010.pdf245.26 kBAdobe PDF    Request a copy


Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  23 August 2018/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator