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Abada, T., F. Hou and B. Ram. 2009. "Ethnic differences in educational attainment among the second generation of immigrants." Canadian Journal of Sociology. Vol. 34. No. 1. p. 1–28.

Bauer, P., and R.T. Riphahn. 2007. "Heterogeneity in the inter-generational transmission of educational attainment: Evidence for Switzerland on natives and second generation immigrants." Journal of Population Economics. Vol. 20. No. 1. p. 121–148.

Bertschy, K., M.A. Cattaneo and S.C. Wolter. 2009. "PISA and the transition into the labour market." Labour. Vol. 23. Special Issue. p. 111–137.

Bonikowska, A. 2008. Explaining the education gap between children of immigrants and the native born: Allocation of human capital investments in immigrant families. Canadian Economics Association 42nd Annual Meeting. Vancouver, British Columbia. University of British Columbia. June 6 to 8.

Boyd, M. 2002. "Educational attainments of immigrant offspring: Success or segmented assimilation?" International Migration Review. Vol. 36. No. 4. p. 1037–1060.

Childs, S., R. Finnie and R. Mueller. 2010. Why do so many immigrants and their children attend university? Some (more) evidence for Canada. Ottawa, Ontario. Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Ottawa. Working paper.

Coradi Vellacott, M., and S.C. Wolter, 2002. "Origine sociale et égalité des chances." OFS/CDIP. Préparés pour la vie ? Les compétences de base des jeunes : rapport national de l'enquête PISA 2000. Neuchâtel, Switzerland. Swiss Federal Statistical Office. p. 88–109.

Coradi Vellacott, M., and S.C. Wolter. 2004. Equity in the Swiss education system: dimensions, causes and policy responses. National report from Switzerland contributing to the OECD's review of "Equity in Education." Aarau, Switzerland. Swiss Coordination Centre for Educational Research.

Falter, J.-M. 2009. Transitions to Upper Secondary Education: Parental Background and Skills. Geneva, Switzerland. Department of Economics, University of Geneva. Working paper.

Federal Office for Professional Education and Technology. 2011. Vocational Education and Training in Switzerland 2011: Facts and Figures. Bern, Switzerland. Federal Department of Economic Affairs. Federal Office for Professional Education and Technology.

Foley, K., G. Gallipoli and D. Green. 2010. Ability, Parental Valuation of Education and the High School Dropout Decision. Vancouver, British Columbia. Canadian Labour Market and Skills Researcher Network. Working Paper no. 60.

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Meyer, T. 2009. "Can 'vocationalisation' of education go too far? The case of Switzerland." European Journal of Vocational Education. Vol. 46. No. 1. p. 28–40.

Meyer, T., and K. Bertschy. 2011. "The long and winding road from education to labour market: The TREE cohort six years after leaving compulsory school." Youth Transitions in Switzerland: Results from the TREE Panel Study. M.M. Bergman, S. Hupka-Brunner, A. Keller, T. Meyer and B.E. Stalder (eds.). Zurich, Switzerland. Seismo Verlag. p. 92–119.

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Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. 2006. Where Immigrant Students Succeed – A Comparative Review of Performance and Engagement in 2003. Paris. Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.

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Picot, G., and F. Hou. 2010. "Seeking Success in Canada and the United States, Labour Market Outcomes Among the Children of Immigrants." Equal Opportunities? The Labour Market Integration of the Children of Immigrants. Paris. Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.

Picot, G., and F. Hou. 2011a. Preparing for Success in Canada and the United States: The Determinants of Educational Attainment Among the Children of Immigrants. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 11F0019M. Ottawa, Ontario. Analytical Studies Branch Research Paper Series. No. 332.

Picot, G., and F. Hou. 2011b. Immigration Status and Secondary School Performance as Determinants of Post-Secondary Participation: A Comparison of Canada and Switzerland. OECD Working Paper. Forthcoming.

Sacchi, S., S. Hupka-Brunner, B.E. Stalder and M. Gangl. 2011. "Die Bedeutung von sozialer Herkunft und Migrationshintergrund für den Übertritt in anerkannte nachobligatorische Ausbildungen in der Schweiz." Youth Transitions in Switzerland: Results from the TREE Panel Study. M.M. Bergman, S. Hupka-Brunner, A. Keller, T. Meyer, and B.E. Stalder (eds.). Zurich, Switzerland. Seismo Verlag. p. 120–156.

Stalder, B.E., T. Meyer and S. Hupka-Brunner. 2011a. "Leistungsschwach - bildungsarm? Ergebnisse der TREE-Studie zu den PISA-Kompetenzen als Prädiktoren für Bildungschancen in der Sekundarstufe II." Youth Transitions in Switzerland: Results from the TREE Panel Study. M.M. Bergman, S. Hupka-Brunner, A. Keller, T. Meyer and B.E. Stalder (eds.). Zurich, Switzerland. Seismo Verlag. p. 201–216.

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Thompson, S., and K. Hillman. 2010. Against the odds: influences on the post-school success of 'low performers.' Adelaide, Australia. National Centre for Vocational Education Research. Research report.

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