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June 2012

Time use of youths by immigrant and native-born parents: ATUS results

Yelizavetta Kofman, Suzanne Bianchi

A study based on the American Time Use Survey finds that, although native-born and immigrant youths pass their days in similar ways, Latino and Asian immigrant youths spend more time studying and less time in paid employment than do native-born youths; more time devoted to study may be a mechanism by which immigrants achieve educational mobility.

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