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ERIC Number: ED429447
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Pages: 274
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-662-24925-9
Official Languages and the Economy. New Canadian Perspectives. Papers Presented at a Colloquium (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, May 5, 1995).
Canadian Heritage, Ottawa (Ontario).
Papers from a colloquium on the relationship between Canada's official languages and its economy include: "Economic Dimensions of Minority and Foreign Language Use: An International Overview" (Karim H. Karim); "European Research on the economics of Language: Recent Results and Relevance to Canada" (Francois Grin); "Reflections on Some Economic Aspects of Bilingualism" (Albert Breton); "The Comparative Advantages of Bilingualism on the Job Market: Survey of Studies" (Ghislain Savoie); "Official Language Implications of Immigration" (Alice Nakamura, Emi Nakamura); "Economic Costs and Benefits of the Official Languages: Some Observations" (Francois Villancourt); "How Linguistic Minority Communities; Contribute to the Economic Well-Being of Their Regions" (George J. De Benedetti, Maurice Beaudin); "The Two Official Languages and the Economy: A Manitoban Perspective" (Jean-Paul Gobeil); "Reflections on the Relationship Between Languages and the economy as Applied to Canada (Gilles Grenier); and "The Economic Benefits of Linguistic Duality and Bilingualism: A Political Economy Approach" (Harold Chorney). The transcription of a panel discussion is also included. An introductory section provides background information on the colloquium and its topic, and includes selected quotations from the program. (MSE)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Canadian Heritage, Ottawa (Ontario).
Identifiers - Location: Canada