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|Title:||The Educational Consequences of Language Proficiency for Young Children|
van Ours, Jan C.
|Citation:||Economics of Education Review, 2016, in press|
|Abstract:||Our paper studies the educational consequences of language proficiency by investigating the relationship between dialect-speaking and academic performance of 5-6 year old children in the Netherlands. We find that dialect-speaking has a modestly negative effect on boys’ language test scores. In addition, we study whether there are spillover effects of peers’ dialect-speaking on test scores. We find no evidence for spillover effect of peers’ dialect-speaking. The test scores of neither Dutch-speaking children nor dialect-speaking children are a affected by the share of dialect-speaking peers in the classroom.|
|Embargo on file until:||1-Jan-10000|
|Rights:||Copyright © Elsevier, 2016. After embargo this version will be an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/), which permits use and distribution in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited, the use is non-commercial and no modifications or adaptations are made.|
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|Appears in Collections:||Published Articles, Dept. of Economics|
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