The Impact of Multilingualism on Spanish Language Acquisition among Immigrants in Spain

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Budría, Santiago; Swedberg, Pablo;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Bonn
  • Subject: immigration | education | J61 | language proficiency | immigration, language proficiency, education | J24 | J15
    • jel: jel:J61 | jel:J24 | jel:J15
      ddc: ddc:330

This article uses micro-data from the Spanish National Immigrant Survey to analyze the acquisition of Spanish language skills for immigrants in Spain. The motivation of the paper is threefold. Language skills are important for an individual's labour market performance, ... View more
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