How Immigrants Invent : Evidence from Sweden

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Zheng, Yannu;
  • Publisher: Printed in Sweden by Media-Tryck, Lund University
  • Subject: Ekonomisk historia | Tvärvetenskapliga studier | First-generation immigrants | Migration policy | Occupation | Education | Region of origin | Age | Sector | Selection | Human capital | Adults | Children | Patent | Inventors | Second-generation immigrants

This thesis investigates the inventive performance of immigrants in Sweden based on a special database which links inventors to the general population of the country from 1985 to 2007. It shows that the inventive performance of immigrants is influenced by immigrants’ ag... View more
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