Daten zum Projekt

Studiengruppe "The Economics and Persistence of Migrant Ethnicity"

Initiative: Zukunftsfragen der Gesellschaft (beendet)
Ausschreibung: Studiengruppen zu Migration und Integration
Bewilligung: 07.12.2004
Laufzeit: 3 Jahre


This study group is part of an international research network consisting of researchers from sociology, political science, social and economic history and economics. Their work will contribute to the international social science literature on contemporary issues of migrant ethnicity around the world. Based on theoretical approaches from different disciplines and on micro data sets for Australia, Canada, Denmark and Germany interethnic marriage, citizenship and ethnic entrepreneurship will be studied and compared with earnings outcomes. From insights into the effects of ethnicity on the economic performance of individuals, ethnic clusters and the respective countries lessons will be drawn for migration policies and integration.