ERIC Number: ED429438
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Economic Approaches to Language and Bilingualism. New Canadian Perspectives.
Breton, Albert, Ed.
Six essays on the links between official languages and the economy in Canada include: "An Economic Analysis of Language" (Albert Breton); "The Economics of Language in a Virtually Integrated Global Economy" (Richard G. Harris); "Speak and Ye Shall Receive: Language Knowledge as Human Capital" (Krishna Pendakur, Ravi Pendakur); "Bilingualism and Earnings: A Study Based on 1971, 1981, and 1991 Census Data" (Louis N. Christofides, Robert Swidinsky); "Bilingualism in Employee Recruitment and the Role of Symbolic Analysts in Leading Export-Oriented Firms" (Harold Chorney); and "The Contributions of a Minority to its Region: The Case of the Acadians in New Brunswick's South East" (Maurice Beaudin). (MSE)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Economic Factors, Economics, Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Human Capital, International Trade, Labor Economics, Language Minorities, Language Role, Languages, Official Languages, Regional Characteristics, Second Language Instruction
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Canadian Heritage, Ottawa (Ontario).
Identifiers - Location: Canada