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Are international technology gaps growing or shrinking in the age of globalization?

Thomas Kemeny.

in Journal of Economic Geography

January 2011; p ublished online December 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Economywide Country Studies; International Trade; Economic Development. 14589 words.

This article examines changing international technology gaps over the recent period of globalization, 1972–2001, using a novel measure of technology. It evaluates each economy's technology...

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Export-led innovation: the role of export destinations

Claudio Fassio.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

February 2018; p ublished online August 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Technological Change; Research and Development; Comparative Economic Systems. 13136 words.

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This article analyzes the effect of exporting activity on the innovative performances of firms in France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and UK. It argues...

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Financial constraints and R&D and exporting strategies for Spanish manufacturing firms

Juan A. Máñez, María E. Rochina-Barrachina, Juan A. Sanchis-Llopis and Óscar Vicente.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

December 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; International Trade; Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Technological Change; Research and Development; Corporate Governance. 10896 words.

We investigate the role of internal and external financial constraints in the firms’ joint decision to export and invest in R&D. We use objective measures at the firm level such as cash...

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Global productivity distribution and trade liberalisation: evidence from processed food industries

Jun Ruan and Munisamy Gopinath.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

December 2008; p ublished online December 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; International Trade; Technological Change; Research and Development. 7386 words.

In this study, we test the hypothesis that an industry's average productivity increases with liberalised trade in the context of processed food industries. Furthermore, we examine the...

Heterogeneous Technology Diffusion and Ricardian Trade Patterns

William R Kerr.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2018; p ublished online April 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; International Factor Movements and International Business; Particular Labour Markets; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Technological Change; Research and Development; Economywide Country Studies. 10608 words.

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Migration and trade are often linked through ethnic networks boosting bilateral trade. This study uses migration to quantify the importance of...

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Immigration, Skill Mix, and Capital Skill Complementarity

Ethan Lewis.

in The Quarterly Journal of Economics

May 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; International Trade; Demand and Supply of Labour. 14090 words.

Over the past thirty years, U.S. manufacturing plants invested heavily in automation machinery. This paper shows these investments substituted for the least-skilled workers and complemented...

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An inaugural conjecture

Murray C. Kemp.

in Oxford Economic Papers

October 2009; p ublished online April 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; International Trade; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance; Economic Development. 1174 words.

In his inaugural lecture of 1953 Hicks conjectured that any uniform expansion of a country's production set would benefit its trading partner. Corden and Ikema later provided conditions on...

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Innovation activities and learning processes in the crisis: evidence from Italian export in manufacturing and services

Raffaele Brancati, Emanuela Marrocu, Manuel Romagnoli and Stefano Usai.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

February 2018; p ublished online July 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Technological Change; Research and Development; Production and Organizations; Single Equation Models; Single Variables. 13437 words.

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Are there any factors driving firms’ internationalization process other than productivity? By means of a firm-level data set on manufacturing and...

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Innovations and manufacturing export performance in the OECD countries

Jakob B. Madsen.

in Oxford Economic Papers

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; International Trade. 10404 words.

This paper addresses two puzzles in international trade, namely why traditional estimates of income elasticities of exports are implausibly high and why export growth varies much more...

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Knowledge spillovers, black holes and the equilibrium location of vertically linked industries

Sylvain Barde.

in Journal of Economic Geography

January 2010; p ublished online April 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; International Trade; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics. 10241 words.

Using a generalized version of the Venables (1996, International Economic Review, 37: 341–359) model, this article explores the relative locations of two vertically linked sectors with...

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Landing the First Job: The Value of Intermediaries in Online Hiring

Christopher T. Stanton and Catherine Thomas.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Microeconomics; Technological Change; Research and Development. 26063 words.

Online markets for remote labour services allow workers and firms to contract with each other directly. Despite this, intermediaries—called outsourcing agencies—have emerged in these...

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On welfare reducing technological change in a North-South framework

Hassan Benchekroun and Sharmila Vishwasrao.

in Oxford Economic Papers

July 2009; p ublished online November 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; International Trade; International Factor Movements and International Business; Economic Development. 6868 words.

Northern firms with patented technology can export goods to Southern markets and incur tariff costs or choose FDI and avoid the tariff. We examine the welfare effects of intellectual...

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R&D, product innovation, and exporting: evidence from UK new technology based firms

Panagiotis Ganotakis and James H. Love.

in Oxford Economic Papers

April 2011; p ublished online November 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; International Trade; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 10873 words.

We examine the relationship between R&D, product innovation, and exporting for a sample of new technology based firms (NTBFs) in the UK. Allowance is made for selection bias and for...

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Schumpeterian, Keynesian, and Endowment efficiency: some evidence on the export behavior of Argentinian manufacturing firms

Florencia Barletta, Mariano Pereira and Gabriel Yoguel.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

June 2014; p ublished online August 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; International Trade; Economic Methodology. 9551 words.

This article highlights the idea that firm’s trade pattern depends on its technological capabilities, the existence of Schumpeterian, Keynesian, and endowment efficiencies at sectorial...

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Technology Adoption and the Investment Climate: Firm-Level Evidence for Eastern Europe and Central Asia

Paulo G. Correa, Ana M. Fernandes and Chris J. Uregian.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; International Factor Movements and International Business; Technological Change; Research and Development. 9383 words.

Survey data for 7,000 firms in 28 countries in Eastern Europe and Central Asia are used to examine the correlates of technology adoption proxied by ISO certification and web use....

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The Technology Cycle and Inequality

Boyan Jovanovic.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2009; p ublished online April 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; International Trade; Microeconomics. 9862 words.

Motivated by the observed rise in the trade of technology, I analyse how technology would spread in a frictionless market. In such a world, low-skilled agents prefer to use old technology...

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That was then, this is now: skills and routinization in the 2000s

Davide Consoli, Francesco Vona and Francesco Rentocchini.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

October 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Demand and Supply of Labour; Technological Change; Research and Development. 11732 words.

We analyze changes in the skill content of occupations in US four-digit manufacturing industries between 1999 and 2010. Following a “task-based” approach, we elaborate a measure of...

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Trade Induced Technical Change? The Impact of Chinese Imports on Innovation, IT and Productivity

Nicholas Bloom, Mirko Draca and John Van Reenen.

in The Review of Economic Studies

January 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; International Trade; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Manufacturing. 17128 words.

We examine the impact of Chinese import competition on broad measures of technical change—patenting, IT, and TFP—using new panel data across twelve European countries from 1996 to 2007. In...

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Transnational spatial dependencies in the geography of non-resident patent filings

Richard Perkins and Eric Neumayer.

in Journal of Economic Geography

January 2011; p ublished online December 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; International Trade; International Factor Movements and International Business; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy. 10579 words.

This article provides new insights into how geography shapes spatiotemporal variations in the propensity of actors from particular countries to file for non-resident patents in specific...

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Using design for upgrading in the fashion industry

Patrik Aspers.

in Journal of Economic Geography

March 2010; p ublished online July 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; International Trade; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Technological Change; Research and Development; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 10013 words.

The purpose of the article is to analyze upgrading by looking at the design of fashion garments. To that end, I use the theoretical concept of contextual knowledge to understand the...

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