There is a lot of evidence that identity matters for behaviour. There is a widespread belief that societies will function better if they manage to establish a common sense of identity among the population. And there are also contemporary fears that this common identity is threatened in several countries. In this paper we investigate the correlates of various measures of identity in the UK, a country currently greatly concerned about a perceived failure to build a common identity from a collecti

First Author: Algan, Yann; Bisin, Alberto; Manning, Alan; Verdier, Thierry
Attributed to:  Centre for Economic Performance 2010-2015 funded by ESRC


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Bibliographic Information

Type: Book Chapter

Book Title: Cultural Integration of Immigrants in Europe (2012)

ISBN: 978-0-19-966009-4