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English as Economic Value: Facts and Fallacies

Published in World Englishes. 2001, vol. 20, no. 1, p. 65-78
Abstract Provides an overview of the economic approach to the question of the value of English. Discusses reasons why this question is attracting increasing attention, and examines the labor market in Switzerland, presenting methodological aspects and providing fundamental statistical reports. Results indicate that for Switzerland as a whole, English skills can be associated with high and statistically robust wage premia.
Keywords Economic FactorsEmployment PotentialEnglish (Second Language)Foreign CountriesLanguage RoleResearch MethodologySecond Language Learning
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GRIN, François. English as Economic Value: Facts and Fallacies. In: World Englishes, 2001, vol. 20, n° 1, p. 65-78. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:39577

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