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Essays on Economics of Language and Family Economics

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  • Yao, Yuxin
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    The thesis consists of four chapters in economics of language and family economics. Chapter 2 studies how language problems in Dutch affect labor market performance on immigrants. Chapter 3 investigates the effect of dialect-speaking on native Dutch residents. Chapter 4 studies the effects of dialect-speaking on academic performance in Dutch primary schools and its spillover effects among classmates. Chapter 5 investigates the relationship between sex ratio (number of males to females) and timing of first marriage by exploiting exogenous shocks of family planning policies.

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    Paper provided by Tilburg University, School of Economics and Management in its series Other publications TiSEM with number 0093bc8e-e869-4f87-8ff8-823fffe4abae.

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    Length: 162
    Date of creation: 2017
    Publication status: Published
    Handle: RePEc:tiu:tiutis:0093bc8e-e869-4f87-8ff8-823fffe4abae
    Note: Dissertation
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