Ethnic concentration and language fluency of immigrants

The paper analyses the impact of regional own-ethnic concentration on the language proficiency of immigrants. It solves the endogeneity of immigrants' location choices by exploiting the fact that guest-workers in Germany after WWII were initially placed by firms and labor agencies. We find a ro...

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Main Author: Danzer, Alexander M
Yaman, Firat
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: Nürnberg IAB 2010
Data of publication: 2010
Series: IAB discussion paper
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: ECONIS
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