According to a set of researchers at the universities of Chicago and Munich, having a regional accent might lead to earn a fifth less.
According to a new study published by the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), there is a negative co-relation between earnings and the use of black American dialect – both white and black listeners rated speakers of this dialect as having lower socio-economic status, intelligence and personal attractiveness.
India is famous for numerous accents
In a country like India, there are many regional accents. People instantly recognise when a person belongs to Kochi, Punjab or Bengali.
Given the survey results, it is yet to be deeply studied in India whether the results fit for this country.