Is it possible to speak English without thinking American? On globalization and the determinants of cultural assimilation
Using individual and city-level data from Canada, we study how some variables related to globalization, such as immigration, television viewing, borders, and residence history of the individuals, determine cultural assimilation. Results show that actual contact is an important determinant.
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