A research group dedicated to language-related policy issues including language dynamics, language policy evaluation, economics of language, and language rights.
The Research Group Economics and Language (REAL) was hosted from 2011 to 2019 at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin in Germany.
During this period the members of REAL were:
Since 2020, the group has been attached to the School of Applied Social and Policy Sciences at Ulster University. Michele Gazzola is the current coordinator of the group. In 2021, the group was renamed Research Group Economics, Policy Analysis and Language (REAL).
After the move, the group has become an open international network of researchers interested in the economics of languages and language policy. Researchers affiliated to the REAL network can publish their contributions in the multilingual REAL-working papers series.
The REAL group was involved in the following research projects:
|Michele Gazzola||Ulster University|
|Bengt-Arne Wickström||Andrássy-Universität Budapest|
|François Vaillancourt||Université de Montréal and Fellow,CIRANO|
|Daniele Mazzacani||Libera Università di Bolzano- Freie Universität Bozen|
|Katalin Buzasi||Radboud University Nijmegen|
|Ramon Caminal||Institut d'Anàlisi Econòmica (IAE-CSIC) Barcelona|
|François Grin||Université de Genève|
|Marco Civico||Université de Genève|
|Till Burckhardt||Université de Genève|
|Ainoa Aparicio Fenoll||Università di Torino|
|Eva Markowsky||Universität Hamburg|