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Keith Chen, Whorfian economist

Language Log has been asked more than once to comment on the unpublished working paper by Yale economist Keith Chen that is discussed in various online sources, most recently David Berreby's post at Big Think. Briefly, Chen's paper alleges that a certain simple grammatical property of languages correlates robustly with indicators of profligacy and [...]
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