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ERIC Number: EJ648306
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0197-9183
Language as Both Human Capital and Ethnicity.
Pendakur, Krishna; Pendakur, Ravi
International Migration Review, v36 n1 p147-77 Spr 2002
Estimates earning differentials for knowledge of 13 minority languages in three Canadian cities. Conditional on knowledge of a majority language, knowledge of a minority language relates to lower earnings, though the negative differential diminishes for languages with large local populations. This suggests a positive human capital effect that is for the most part swamped by a negative factor. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Canada