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Gene Grossman
2016
We introduce firm and worker heterogeneity into a model of innovation-driven endogenous growth. Individuals who differ in ability sort into either a research sector or a manufacturing sector that produces differentiated goods. Each research project ...
Gene Grossman
2015
We study the distributional consequences of trade in a world with two industries and two heterogeneous factors of production. Productivity in each production unit reflects the ability of the manager and the abilities of the workers, with complementarity ...
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 ...