Language Usage, Participation, Employment and Earnings: Evidence for Foreigners in West Germany with Multiple Sources of Selection

Language proficiency may not only affect the earnings of the individual, but the probability to participate in the labor market or becoming employed as well. It may also affect selection of people into economic sector and occupation. In this paper, the effects of language proficiency on earnings are...

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Volume: 8-090
Main Author: Thomsen, Stephan L
Gernandt, Johannes
Aldashev, Alisher
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: Mannheim Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung (ZEW) 2008
published in: ZEW Discussion Papers Vol. 8-090
Data of publication: 2008
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Database: EconStor
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