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November 28, 2004

Why are Dutch Immigrants Lagging?

An in-press paper by two dutch psychologists, Jan te Nijenhuis and Henk van der Flier, explores why Dutch immigrants are lagging behind the majority population in work-related measures.

78 immigrants (their composition in terms of country of origin is not mentioned, but the authors do state that their research focuses primarily on people from Surinam, the Netherlands Antilles, Morocco, and Turkey) and 78 majority group members applying for a truck-driving position were given the GATB 1002 B (General Aptitude Test Battery), attentional-ability, perceptual-motor-ability tests (the ADM, CADM, DTG and CDTG respectively) and driver training.

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