Ethnic concentration and language fluency of immigrants: quasi-experimental evidence from the guest-worker placement in Germany (Ethnische Konzentration und Sprachkompetenz von Einwanderern: quasi-experimentelle Befunde aus der Gastarbeiteranwerbung in Deutschland)

"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 fin...

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Main Author: Yaman, Firat
Danzer, Alexander M
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: 09.06.2010
Related: Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung (IAB), Nürnberg [Institute for Employment Research, Nuremberg, Germany]
Data of publication: 2010/06/09
Series: IAB Discussion Paper
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: RePEc IDEAS
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