Ingo E. Isphording

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

Research Associate

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

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1.

Linguistic Distance and the Language Fluency of Immigrants

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 274
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 30 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2012
Ingo E. Isphording and Sebastian Otten
IZA Institute of Labor Economics and University College London - CReAM - Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration
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linguistic distance, language, immigrants, human capital

Disadvantages of Linguistic Origin - Evidence from Immigrant Literacy Scores

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 397
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 25 Feb 2013
Ingo E. Isphording
IZA Institute of Labor Economics
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Linguistic distance, literacy, human capital, immigrants

Disadvantages of Linguistic Origin: Evidence from Immigrant Literacy Scores

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7360
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 04 May 2013
Ingo E. Isphording
IZA Institute of Labor Economics
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linguistic distance, literacy, human capital, immigrants

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A Big Fish in a Small Pond: Ability Rank and Human Capital Investment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9121
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
Benjamin Elsner and Ingo E. Isphording
IZA Institute of Labor Economics and IZA Institute of Labor Economics
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educational attainment, peer effects, ordinal rank, human capital

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Language Barriers and Immigrant Health Production

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8846
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 14 Feb 2015
Andrew James Clarke and Ingo E. Isphording
University of Melbourne and IZA Institute of Labor Economics
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international migration, language skills, health

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Language and Labor Market Success

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8572
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 25 Oct 2014
Ingo E. Isphording
IZA Institute of Labor Economics
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language, literacy, human capital, returns, productivity, wage formation, foreign languages, immigration, integration, assimilation, linguistic barriers, linguistic distance

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Minority Salience and Political Extremism

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10417
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 27 Dec 2016
Tommaso Colussi, Ingo E. Isphording and Nico Pestel
IZA, IZA Institute of Labor Economics and IZA Institute of Labor Economics
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minority salience, Muslims, voting, conflict

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Rank, Sex, Drugs, and Crime

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9478
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 16 Nov 2015
Benjamin Elsner and Ingo E. Isphording
IZA Institute of Labor Economics and IZA Institute of Labor Economics
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risky behavior, ability rank, peer effects, beliefs, expectations

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The Costs of Babylon – Linguistic Distance in Applied Economics

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 337
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 15 Jun 2012
Ingo E. Isphording and Sebastian Otten
IZA Institute of Labor Economics and University College London - CReAM - Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration
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Linguistic distance, immigrants, language, transferability, human capital

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Linguistic Barriers in the Destination Language Acquisition of Immigrants

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8090
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 12 Apr 2014
Ingo E. Isphording and Sebastian Otten
IZA Institute of Labor Economics and University College London - CReAM - Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration
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linguistic distance, language skills, immigrants, human capital

The Returns to Language Skills in the US Labor Market

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 391
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 16 Jan 2013
Ingo E. Isphording and Mathias Sinning
IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Australian National University (ANU) - Crawford School of Public Policy
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international migration, language skills, labor productivity

The Returns to Language Skills in the US Labor Market

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7080
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 22 Dec 2012
Ingo E. Isphording and Mathias Sinning
IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Australian National University (ANU) - Crawford School of Public Policy
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international migration, language skills, labor productivity

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Risky Business – The Role of Individual Risk Attitudes in Occupational Choice

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 187
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 03 Jun 2010
Ingo E. Isphording
IZA Institute of Labor Economics
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Risk attitudes, occupational sorting, earnings risk, mundlak transformation

Speaking in Numbers: The Effect of Reading Performance on Math Performance Among Immigrants

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5589
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 03 Dec 2015
Ingo E. Isphording, Marc Piopiunik and Núria Rodríguez-Planas
IZA Institute of Labor Economics, CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Department Human Capital and Innovation and City University New York (CUNY), Queens College
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immigrants, language, math performance, linguistic distance, age-at-arrival, instrumental variable

Speaking in Numbers: The Effect of Reading Performance on Math Performance Among Immigrants

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9433
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 02 Nov 2015
Ingo E. Isphording, Marc Piopiunik and Núria Rodríguez-Planas
IZA Institute of Labor Economics, CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Department Human Capital and Innovation and City University New York (CUNY), Queens College
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immigrants, language, math performance, linguistic distance, age-at-arrival, instrumental variable

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Returns to Local and Foreign Language Skills - Causal Evidence from Spain

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 398
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 25 Feb 2013
Ingo E. Isphording
IZA Institute of Labor Economics
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language skills, migration, human capital, linguistic distance, instrumental variable

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Achievement Rank Affects Performance and Major Choices in College

University of Zurich, Department of Economics, Working Paper No. 300
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 24 Oct 2018
Benjamin Elsner, Ingo E. Isphording and Ulf Zölitz
IZA Institute of Labor Economics, IZA Institute of Labor Economics and University of Zurich
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Rank, Social Comparisons, Higher Education, Peer Effects

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Peer Diversity, College Performance and Educational Choices

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12202
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 21 May 2019
Arnaud Chevalier, Ingo E. Isphording and Elena Lisauskaite
University of London - Royal Holloway College, IZA Institute of Labor Economics and University of London
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higher education, diversity, peer effects, foreign students

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The Costs of Babylon - Linguistic Distance in Applied Economics

Review of International Economics, Vol. 21, Issue 2, pp. 354-369, 2013
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 16 Apr 2013
Ingo E. Isphording and Sebastian Otten
IZA Institute of Labor Economics and University College London - CReAM - Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration
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Returns to Foreign Language Skills of Immigrants in Spain

LABOUR, Vol. 27, Issue 4, pp. 443-461, 2013
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 07 Nov 2013
Ingo E. Isphording
IZA Institute of Labor Economics
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