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Esteban Rossi-Hansberg
2006
We study the prediction of the theory in Rossi-Hansberg [Rossi-Hansberg E (2005) Am Econ Rev 95(5):1464-1491] that, under quite general circumstances, lower transport costs increase specialization of regions or countries and decrease (regional) ...
Esteban Rossi-Hansberg
2006
The evidence for the United States for the period from 1997 to 2004 suggests that the combined productivity and labor-supply effect on low-skill wages has been positive and responsible for raising these wages by about a quarter of a percent per year. It ...
Esteban Rossi-Hansberg
2006
How does the formation of cross-country teams affect the organization of work and the structure of wages? To study this question, we propose a theory of the assignment of heterogeneous agents into hierarchical teams, where less skilled agents specialize ...