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Bottom-end Inequality: Are children with an immigration background at a disadvantage?

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UNICEF Office of Research – Innocenti

The extent to which the socio-demographic composition of child populations drives inequality in child well-being depends on which children are most likely to do much worse than their peers. This Research Brief presents evidence on the socio-economic vulnerability of immigrant children and highlights the relative contribution of immigrant background to the risks of falling behind in household income, education, health and life satisfaction.

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