"Economics of Multilingualism: Overview of Literature & Analytical Framework"
- This introduction of the economics of multilingualism for
non-economists may be of interest:
"The Economics of Multilingualism: Overview of the Literature and
FranÃ§ois Grin and FranÃ§ois Vaillancourt
"The purpose of this paper is to introduce noneconomists to the
economics of multilingualism. This area of research is relatively
little known among economists, and until recent years, few of its
methods and results had been published in the journals usually read by
language specialists, although sociolinguists and applied linguists
had for many years been pointing out the importance of economic
dimensions in their field of research. ..."