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.
|Qualification||Doctor of Philosophy|
|Award date||5 Sept 2017|
|Place of Publication||Tilburg|
|Print ISBNs||978 90 5668 522 5|
|Publication status||Published - 2017|