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The economics of language : international analyses

Author: Barry R Chiswick; Paul W Miller
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2007.
Series: Routledge studies in the modern world economy, 65.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Written by two internationally renowned experts, this work explores the determinants of dominant language proficiency among immigrants and other linguistic minorities and the consequences of this  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Economics of language.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2007
(DLC) 2006050445
(OCoLC)76263318
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barry R Chiswick; Paul W Miller
ISBN: 9780203963159 0203963156
OCLC Number: 122255454
Description: 1 online resource (xxv, 595 pages).
Contents: pt. 1. The determinants of language proficiency --
pt. 2. The effects of language proficiency on labor market outcomes --
pt. 3. The interaction of language and earnings among immigrants --
pt. 4. Language and earnings among the native born --
pt. 5. Language, networks and enclaves --
pt. 6. Linguistic distance.
Series Title: Routledge studies in the modern world economy, 65.
Responsibility: [edited by] Barry R. Chiswick and Paul W. Miller.

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