Scholarly Comments on Academic Economics

Listen to Eva Forslund and Magnus Henrekson, Please!

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Abstract

My commentary on Eva Forslund and Magnus Henrekson (2022) supports and extends their arguments. The issue is the increasing tendency of non-English institutions and individuals to use English in publishing and teaching. I elaborate on a number of problems associated with this development in terms of research problems addressed, student understanding, and collaboration with society.

This article is a comment on The Virtues of Native Discourse: Striking a Balance Between English and the Native Language by Eva Forslund and Magnus Henrekson (EJW, September 2022).