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Denise Mauzerall
2013
The international trade of food commodities links water and food systems, with important implications for both water and food security. The embodied water resources associated with food trade are referred to as "virtual water trade". We present ...
Stephen Redding
2012
This paper reviews the new approach to international trade based on firm heterogeneity in differentiated product markets. This approach explains a variety of features exhibited in disaggregated trade data, including the higher productivity of exporters ...
Oleg Itskhoki
2012
Large exporters are simultaneously large importers. In this paper, we show that this pattern is key to understanding low aggregate exchange rate pass-through as well as the variation in pass-through across exporters. First, we develop a theoretical ...
Harold James
2012
This paper examines why so much debate about the structure of the international economy revolves around a conference held at Bretton Woods in July 1944 which was not immediately conspicuously successful. There was a unique confluence of contemporary ...
Oleg Itskhoki
2012
We document the behavior of trade prices during the Great Trade Collapse of 2008-09 using transaction-level data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. First, we find that differentiated manufactures exhibited marked stability in their trade prices ...
Sophie Meunier
2012
Institut de l'entreprise Dix ans après Le Nouveau défi français, coécrit avec Philip Gordon, aujourd’hui soussecrétaire aux relations européennes de l’administration Obama, Sophie Meunier revient sur cette singulière exception française pour en ...
2012
This paper examines how prices, markups and marginal costs respond to trade liberalization. We develop a framework to estimate markups from production data with multi-product firms. This approach does not require assumptions on the market structure or ...
Esteban Rossi-Hansberg
2012
A firm's productivity depends on how production is organized. To understand this relationship we develop a theory of an economy where firms with heterogeneous demands use labor and knowledge to produce. Entrepreneurs decide the number of layers of ...
Stephen Redding
2012
This paper reviews the empirical evidence on firm heterogeneity in international trade. A first wave of empirical findings from microdata on plants and firms proposed challenges for existing models of international trade and inspired the development of ...
2012
Christina Davis May, 2012 Princeton University Press; ISBN: 978-0691152769 Trade Politics Foreign Policy International Political Economy and Trade http://press.princeton.edu/titles/9747.html ...
Helen Milner
2012
Preferential trading arrangements (PTAs) play an increasingly prominent role in the global political economy, two notable examples being the European Union and the North American Free Trade Agreement. These agreements foster economic integration among ...
Sophie Meunier
2012
Sophie Meunier May, 2012 European Parliament, 2012 Finance Trade International Political Economy and Trade meunier_political_impact_of_chinese_foreign_direct_investment.pdf ...
Gene Grossman
Esteban Rossi-Hansberg
2012
We propose a theory of task trade between countries that have similar relative factor endowments and technological capabilities, but may differ in size. Firms produce differentiated goods by performing a continuum of tasks, each of which generates local ...
Grigore Pop-Eleches
2012
Grigore Pop-Eleches March, 2012 Routledge Handbook of Latin American Politics, ed. Peter Kingstone and Deborah Yashar; Routledge Development Trade Finance International Development http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415875226/ ...
2012
Numerous gravity applications have resorted to panel data econometric techniques over the past decade. However, with the theory of gravity being so far only static, these estimations lack solid structural dynamic foundations. As a consequence, a consensus ...