Dialect speech and wages
Yuxin Yao and
Jan C. van Ours
Economics Letters, 2019, vol. 177, issue C, 35-38
Our paper studies the causal effect of dialect speech on wages of native Dutch workers. Using an instrumental variable approach, we find evidence of a wage penalty of dialect speech for males but not for females.
Keywords: Dialect speech; Wage penalty; Job characteristics (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: J24 I2 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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