ERIC Number: EJ416720
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
The Economic Approach to Minority Languages.
Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, v11 n1-2 p153-73 1990
A brief survey of existing contributions about language by economists is presented. An explanation is given of the fundamental economic reasoning on which minority language use can be modeled, and the presentation of a model of minority language use incorporating such aspects as goods, wage rates, prices, and the labor market is described. (Author/CB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Speeches/Meeting Papers; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the International Conference on Minority Languages (4th, Ljouwert/Leeuwarden, Netherlands, June 19-24, 1989).