Monday, November 18, 2013

The Daily Idea from Harvard Business Review

  Daily Idea - Harvard Business Review

November 18, 2013

Is English an Economic Necessity?

English is the lingua franca of the business world. So for emerging economies looking to compete in the global marketplace, an English-speaking workforce is a must. In fact, according to new research, there's a direct correlation between English proficiency and economic performance, per capita income, and quality of life. The upshot: the more money and resources a country invests in language training, the more competitive it will be.

SOURCE: Countries with Better English Have Better Economies by Christoper McCormick

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