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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 ...
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 ...

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