Ethnic concentration and language fluency of immigrants in Germany

Studies that investigate the effect of the regional ethnic composition on immigrant outcomes have been complicated by the self-selection of ethnic minorities into specific neighbourhoods. We analyse the impact of own-ethnic concentration on the language proficiency of immigrants by exploiting the fa...

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Volume: 4742
Main Author: Danzer, Alexander M
Yaman, Firat
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: Bonn Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) 2010
published in: IZA Discussion Papers Vol. 4742
Data of publication: 2010
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: EconStor
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