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CentrePiece Article
In brief: Mother tongue:the economics of language learning
Javier Ortega and Gregory Verdugo
September 2012
Paper No' CEPCP378:
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CentrePiece 17 (2) Autumn 2012


JEL Classification: F22; J15


Tags: immigration; assimilation; language policies; minorities; canada

Javier Ortega and Gregory Verdugo look at the drivers of language assimilation in the English- and French-majority cities in Canada.

This article summarises 'Assimilation in Multilingual Cities' by Javier Ortega and Gregory Verdugo, CEP Discussion Paper No.1110, December 2011