Ramon Caminal, Lorenzo Cappellari and Antonio Di Paolo investigate the pattern of intergenerational transmission of language within the family in an asymmetric bilingual society.
How is individual behavior affected by the emotional attachment to one’s own language? Do individuals change their economic decisions because of the identification they experience with their language? And if so, how should policies be designed to enhance economic welfare? Ramon Caminal and Antonio Di Paolo take two important steps to answer these crucial questions.