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Economics of language

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Economics of language

The economics of language is an emerged field of study concerning a range of topics such as the effect of language skills on income and trade, and the costs and benefits of language planning options, preservation of minority languages, etc.[1][2] It is relevant to analysis of language policy.

Selected readings

  • Grin, François, 2003. "Language Planning and Economics." Current Issues in Language Planning 4 (1):1-66"
  • . Amsterdam/Philadelphia, John BenjaminsThe Evaluation of Language RegimesGazzola, Michele 2014.
  • Lamberton, Donald M., ed. 2002. The Economics of Language. Cheltenham, UK: E. Elgar Pub.
  • . Ottawa: Official Languages Support Program, Canadian Heritage.Exploring the Economics of LanguageBreton, Albert, ed. 2000.
  • . Routledge.The Economics of Language: International AnalysesChiswick, Barry R., and Paul W. Miller. 2007.

See also


  1. ^
  2. ^ 4(1): 1-66Current issues in language planningGrin, François. 2003. "Language Planning and Economics"

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