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Harold James
2011
The paper presents trade policy as in line with that of other continental European powers, with a move to moderate levels of tariff protection for politically sensitive sectors such as steel and textiles and clothing, but also in agriculture, with levels ...
Carles Boix
2011
Does the process of economic globalization curtail the capacity of national governments to pursue autonomous economic policies at home? Does the growing cross-border mobility of factors (and its associated threat of capital flight) discipline governments ...
2011
Jan De Loecker September, 2011 Econometrica Vol. 79, No. 5 Trade Microeconomics International Political Economy and Trade http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.3982/ECTA7617/abstract ...
Gene Grossman
2011
We develop a framework for studying trade in horizontally and vertically differentiated products. In our model, consumers with heterogeneous incomes and tastes purchase a homogeneous good and makea discrete choice of quality and variety of a ...
Gene Grossman
2011
Gene Grossman July, 2011 Comparative Advantage, Growth, and the Gains from Trade and Globalization: A Festschrift in Honor of Alan V. Deardorff, ed. Robert Stern; World Scientific Publishing Company Trade Macroeconomics International Political Economy and ...
Sophie Meunier
2011
American Journal of Political Science (Wiley) Do political tensions harm economic relations? Theories claim that trade prevents war and political relations motivate trade, but less is known about whether smaller shifts in political relations impact ...
2011
We explore theoretically and empirically the relationship between intraindustry trade and the skill premium. Our model features a Chamberlinian-type mechanism of income distribution based on quasi-homothetic consumer preferences, non-homothetic production ...
Gene Grossman
2011
The  Upland Cotton  case raises a range of interesting issues regarding the rationale for retaliation in the WTO system and the proper approach to its calibration. These include: Should the approach to retaliation differ in cases involving prohibited or ...
Helen Milner
2011
In this article we bring together opposing international relations theories to better understand U.S. foreign policy, in particular foreign trade and aid. Using votes in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1979–2004, we explore different theoretical ...