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Language Barriers during the Fieldwork of the IAB-BAMF-SOEP Survey of Refugees in Germany

  title={Language Barriers during the Fieldwork of the IAB-BAMF-SOEP Survey of Refugees in Germany},
  author={Jannes Jacobsen},
The IAB-BAMF-SOEP Survey of Refugees is one of the first large-scale quantitative surveys in Germany focusing on refugees exclusively. It is able to provide valuable insights on the recent cohort of refugees who arrived in Germany as of the year 2013. However, due to the fact that most respondents of the target population are not proficient in German, the research partners who conducted the survey faced several obstacles. One crucial aspect in this regard was the written and audio translation… Expand

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