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English deficiency and the native–immigrant wage gap

Alfonso Miranda () and Yu Zhu ()

Economics Letters, 2013, vol. 118, issue 1, 38-41

Abstract: Using the interaction of language of country of birth and age-at-arrival as instruments, we find strong evidence of a causal effect of English as Additional Language (EAL) on the native–immigrant wage gap for male employees in the UK.

Keywords: Native–immigrant wage gap; English as Additional Language (EAL); Age-at-arrival (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: J15 J61 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2013
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