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Dialect speech and wages

Yuxin Yao and Jan C. van Ours

Economics Letters, 2019, vol. 177, issue C, 35-38

Abstract: 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)
Date: 2019
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