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2013
December, 2013 Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 51(3), pages 1867-1885. Trade International Political Economy and Trade ...
2013
Learning by exporting refers to the mechanism whereby a firm's performance improves after entering export markets. This mechanism is often mentioned in policy documents, but many econometric studies have not found corroborating evidence. I show that ...
Gene Grossman
2013
In this paper, I survey the recent theoretical literature that incorporates heterogeneous labor into models of international trade. The models with heterogeneous labor have been used to study how talent dispersion can be a source of comparative advantage, ...
Oleg Itskhoki
Stephen Redding
2013
Oleg Itskhoki Stephen Redding May, 2013 With Anders Akerman, Elhanan Helpman, and Marc-Andreas Muendler; American Economic Review, Vol. 103, Issue 3 Employment Labor Microeconomics Trade Economics and Finance itskhoki_redding_sources_of_wage_inequality ...
Oleg Itskhoki
Stephen Redding
2013
This paper reviews a new framework for analyzing the interrelationship between inequality, unemployment, labor market frictions, and foreign trade. This framework emphasizes firm heterogeneity and search and matching frictions in labor markets. It implies ...
Sophie Meunier
2013
Sophie Meunier May, 2013 Developments in French Politcs, 5th Edition, ed. Alistair Cole, Sophie Meunier, and Vincent Tiberj; Palgrave-Macmillan Foreign Policy Trade Macroeconomics International Political Economy and Trade meunier_france_and_the_global ...
Gene Grossman
2013
Instead, the governments could practice unilateral free trade and otherwise let goods flow where they may. The fact that governments actively pursue a myriad of policies that alter the incentives to trade already suggests that their goals are more nuanced ...
Oleg Itskhoki
Stephen Redding
2013
While neoclassical theory emphasizes the impact of trade on wage inequality between occupations and sectors, more recent theories of firm heterogeneity point to the impact of trade on wage dispersion within occupations and sectors. Using linked employer ...
Stephen Redding
2013
We examine how firm heterogeneity influences aggregate welfare through endogenous firm selection. We consider a homogeneous firm model that is a special case of a heterogeneous firm model with a degenerate productivity distribution. Keeping all structural ...
Helen Milner
2013
Developing countries have increasingly opened their economies to trade. Research about trade policy in developed countries focuses on a bottom-up process by identifying economic preferences of domestic groups. We know less about developing countries. We ...
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 ...