The Effect of Language Training on Immigrants' Economic Integration: Empirical Evidence from France

@article{Lochmann2017TheEO,
  title={The Effect of Language Training on Immigrants' Economic Integration: Empirical Evidence from France},
  author={Alexia Lochmann and H. Rapoport and Biagio Speciale},
  journal={International Political Economy: Migration eJournal},
  year={2017}
}
  • Alexia Lochmann, H. Rapoport, Biagio Speciale
  • Published 2017
  • Economics, Mathematics
  • International Political Economy: Migration eJournal
  • We examine the impact of language training on the economic integration of immigrants in France. The assignment to this training, offered by the French Ministry of the Interior, depends mainly on a precise rule: the training is available when the test score of an initial language exam is below a certain threshold. This eligibility rule creates a discontinuity in the relation between the test result and the variables of interest, which is used to estimate the causal effect of this training… CONTINUE READING
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