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Ethnic fractionalization and unemployment


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Feldmann, H., 2012. Ethnic fractionalization and unemployment. Economics Letters, 117 (1), pp. 192-195.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.econlet.2012.04.034

Abstract

Using data on 74 countries and a large number of controls, this paper finds that a higher degree of ethnic fractionalization is correlated with a higher unemployment rate. This is probably mainly because fractionalization reduces labor market efficiency.

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Item Type Articles
CreatorsFeldmann, H.
DOI10.1016/j.econlet.2012.04.034
DepartmentsFaculty of Humanities & Social Sciences > Economics
RefereedYes
StatusPublished
ID Code31120

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