Ethnic concentration and language fluency of immigrants: Evidence from the guest-worker placement in Germany

•This paper analyses the impact of regional ethnic concentration on the language proficiency and language use of immigrants.•The identification strategy exploits the exogenous guest-worker placement after WWII in Germany.•We find significant negative exterrnalities of enclaves on host country langua...

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Volume: 131
Main Author: Danzer, Alexander M
Yaman, Firat
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: AMSTERDAM Elsevier B.V 01.11.2016
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published in: Journal of economic behavior & organization Vol. 131; pp. 151 - 165
ORCID: 0000-0002-5752-6922
Data of publication: November 2016
ISSN: 0167-2681
1879-1751
EISSN: 1879-1751
Discipline: Business
Economics
Subjects:
R23
J61
F22
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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