Immigrant children's school performance and immigration costs: Evidence from Spain

Authors: Facundo Albornoz, Antonio Cabrales, Esther Hauk and

Economics Letters, Vol. 170, 27-30, September, 2018

This note provides evidence on how immigration costs affect school performance of immigrant children exploiting the information provided by the CDI; a standardized exam for all students enrolled in the last year of Primary education in the Madrid region. For a given socio-economic background and parent characteristics, school performance of immigrant children improves with parental immigration costs.