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The concentration of foreigners in French schools: interaction effects in place?

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dc.contributor.author Cebolla Boado, Héctor
dc.contributor.other Universitat Pompeu Fabra. Departament de Ciències Polítiques i Socials
dc.date.accessioned 2012-07-11T01:51:11Z
dc.date.available 2012-07-11T01:51:11Z
dc.date.issued 2006-05
dc.identifier http://hdl.handle.net/2072/2051
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10230/280
dc.description.abstract This paper explores the existence of negative peer-group pressures derived from the concentration of foreigners in French lower secondary schools. Using different dependent variables (number of years spent in lower secondary education, grades in 4th ‘and 3rd year and track election in upper secondary schooling) the analyses indicate that the much disputed existence of significant and negative effects of the concentration of foreign students in schools depends on the methodused for the estimation. If we assume that the concentration of foreigners is a random and exogenous process, then the multivariate analyses confirm negative interactions. If, on the contrary, we question the assumption that this contextual information is not end the result of prior sorting mechanisms of individuals across social spaces, the concentration of foreigners has no statistical impact on attainment.
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dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartofseries DemoSoc working papers; 16
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dc.subject.other Grups socials
dc.subject.other Immigrants -- França
dc.subject.other Educació -- Aspectes socials
dc.title The concentration of foreigners in French schools: interaction effects in place?
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/workingPaper
dc.date.modified 2012-07-10T07:27:34Z


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