A Literature Review on Translation of Academic Literature on Economics

Jia WANG, Changbao LI


Academic literature on economics has long been an elementary and indivisible component in the global economic picture. In view of unprecedented economic interdependence among economies nowadays, the translation of academic literature featuring economic lexis, syntax and discourse will be much likely to enjoy the burgeoning, even dominating translation significance and necessity in the decades to come. Based on the collection, selection and classification of related materials, this paper, taking the Nobel Prize lecture on economic sciences as an example, conducts a relatively comprehensive literature review on the translation of economics literature in terms of two research aspects -- academic literature translation and economics literature translation. According to the research perspectives, the paper further subdivides and illustrates in detail the previous studies both at home and abroad in an attempt to clarify the holistic research status quo and inner relations, cementing the foundation of subsequent researches.


Economics literature translation; Academic literature translation; The nobel prize lecture on economic sciences

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