Linguistic Fragmentation at the Micro-Level: Economic Returns to Speaking the Right Language(s) in a Multilinguistic Society

This paper investigates the economic returns to language skills and bilingualism in Kazakhstan, a multi-ethnic country that started switching its official state language from Russian to Kazakh in 1997. Using newly assembled data for four major cities in 1996 and 2010, we find heterogenous wage premi...

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Volume: 56
Main Author: Aldashev, Alisher
Danzer, Alexander M
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: ABINGDON Routledge 01.12.2020
ROUTLEDGE JOURNALS, TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD
published in: The Journal of development studies Vol. 56; no. 12; pp. 2308 - 2326
Data of publication: 12/01/2020
ISSN: 0022-0388
1743-9140
EISSN: 1743-9140
Discipline: Economics
Political Science
Subjects:
MEN
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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