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Lingua franca: The role of English in international trade

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  • Ku, Hyejin
  • Zussman, Asaf

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization.

Volume (Year): 75 (2010)
Issue (Month): 2 (August)
Pages: 250-260

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Handle: RePEc:eee:jeborg:v:75:y:2010:i:2:p:250-260

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Keywords: Lingua franca Language English International trade;

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  1. Competencias Lingüísticas e Implicaciones Económicas
    by Sara de la Rica in Nada Es Gratis on 2012-07-19 06:00:09
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  2. Ingo E. Isphording & Sebastian Otten, 2012. "The Costs of Babylon – Linguistic Distance in Applied Economics," Ruhr Economic Papers 0337, Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Universität Dortmund, Universität Duisburg-Essen.
  3. Ingo Isphording, 2013. "Returns to Local and Foreign Language Skills – Causal Evidence from Spain," Ruhr Economic Papers 0398, Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Universität Dortmund, Universität Duisburg-Essen.
  4. Tobias Stoehr, 2013. "The Returns to Occupational Foreign Language Use: Evidence from Germany," Kiel Working Papers 1880, Kiel Institute for the World Economy.
  5. Jonathan Meer & Oren Rigbi, 2012. "Transactions Costs and Social Distance in Philanthropy: Evidence from a Field Experiment," Working Papers 1205, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Department of Economics.
  6. Spielmann, Nathalie & Delvert, Mathilde, 2014. "Adapted or standardized copy: Is non-cultural English the answer?," Journal of Business Research, Elsevier, vol. 67(4), pages 434-440.
  7. Jacques Melitz & Farid Toubal, 2012. "Native language, spoken language, translation and trade," Working Papers 2012-17, CEPII research center.
  8. Nicolas Sauter, 2012. "Talking trade: language barriers in intra-Canadian commerce," Empirical Economics, Springer, vol. 42(1), pages 301-323, February.
  9. Conley, John P. & Neilson, William S., 2013. "Endogenous coordination and discoordination games: Multiculturalism and assimilation," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 92(C), pages 176-191.
  10. Buzasi, Katalin, 2012. "Does colonialism have an impact on the current language situation in Sub-Saharan Africa?," MPRA Paper 42791, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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