Encyclopedia of Law and Economics

2019 Edition
| Editors: Alain Marciano, Giovanni Battista Ramello

Language of Economics

  • Magdalena Bielenia-GrajewskaEmail author
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-7753-2_282


The aim of this contribution is to discuss the characteristic features of economic discourse. Moreover, the language of economics is studied through the prism of domains, approaches, and perspectives used to investigate the complexity of economic communication. In addition, different methods of researching the language of economics are presented and discussed, including interdisciplinary methodologies.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Intercultural Communication and Neurolinguistics Laboratory, Department of Translation Studies, Faculty of LanguagesUniversity of GdanskGdanskPoland