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Commodity Price Shocks and Civil Conflict: Evidence from Colombia

Oeindrila Dube and Juan F. Vargas.

in The Review of Economic Studies

October 2013; p ublished online March 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Economic Development; Agricultural Economics. 20754 words.

How do income shocks affect armed conflict? Theory suggests two opposite effects. If labour is used to appropriate resources violently, higher wages may lower conflict by reducing labour...

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Do Exporters Pay Higher Wages? Plant-level Evidence from an Export Refund Policy in Chile

Ivan T. Kandilov.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2009; p ublished online June 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; International Trade; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs. 9701 words.

The impact of increased export activity on plant wages is estimated in a developing country context. To avoid potential endogenous selection problems, the empirical analysis benefits from...

Does Access to Foreign Markets Shape Internal Migration? Evidence from Brazil

Laura Hering and Rodrigo Paillacar.

in The World Bank Economic Review

January 2016; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Labour and Demographic Economics; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Household Analysis. 10304 words.

This paper investigates how internal migration is affected by Brazil's increased integration into the world economy. We analyze the impact of regional differences in access to foreign...

Globalization and the Gender Wage Gap

Remco H. Oostendorp.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; International Factor Movements and International Business; Demographic Economics; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Particular Labour Markets; Economic Development. 8252 words.

There are several theoretical reasons why globalization will have a narrowing as well as a widening effect on the gender wage gap, but little is known about the actual impact, except for...

Globalization, creative destruction, and labour share change: evidence on the determinants and mechanisms from longitudinal plant-level data

Petri Böckerman and Mika Maliranta.

in Oxford Economic Papers

April 2012; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs. 7988 words.

The labour share of GDP has declined in recent decades in many leading economies. This paper examines the mechanisms of falling labour share using Finnish manufacturing plant-level data...

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A gravity equation for commuting with an application to estimating regional border effects in Belgium

Damiaan Persyn and Wouter Torfs.

in Journal of Economic Geography

January 2016; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; International Trade; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics. 8489 words.

This article derives a gravity equation for commuting and uses it to identify the effect of regional borders on commuting. We build on the seminal trade paper by Anderson and Van Wincoop...

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Gravity, market potential and economic development

Keith Head and Thierry Mayer.

in Journal of Economic Geography

March 2011; p ublished online December 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development. 5640 words.

This article provides evidence on the long-term impact of market potential on economic development. It derives from the New Economic Geography literature a structural estimation where the...

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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...

Household Migration Decisions as Survival Strategy: The Case of Burkina Faso

Adama Konseiga.

in Journal of African Economies

March 2007; p ublished online August 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; International Factor Movements and International Business; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Household Analysis. 10022 words.

This article examines the motivations behind the important migration from Burkina Faso to Cote d'Ivoire, the economic pole in the West African Economic and Monetary Union. This article uses...

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...

The Impact of Competition on Management Quality: Evidence from Public Hospitals

Nicholas Bloom, Carol Propper, Stephan Seiler and John Van Reenen.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics of Health; Particular Labour Markets; International Trade; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs. 17288 words.

We analyse the causal impact of competition on managerial quality and hospital performance. To address the endogeneity of market structure we analyse the English public hospital sector...

Impacts of Policy Reforms on the Supply of Mexican Labor to U.S. Farms: New Evidence from Mexico

Stephen R. Boucher, Aaron Smith, J. Edward Taylor and Antonio Yúnez-Naude.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Economic Development; Demand and Supply of Labour; Particular Labour Markets; Agricultural Economics; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 5839 words.

The availability of immigrant farm-workers from Mexico is a critical factor affecting the U.S. fresh fruit and vegetable sector. This paper uses retrospective panel data from rural Mexico...

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Information in online labour markets

Adeline Pelletier and Catherine Thomas.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

July 2018; p ublished online July 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Microeconomics; International Trade; Demand and Supply of Labour; Economics. 8122 words.

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Online labour markets are virtual platforms that solve information problems to enable gains from trade in remote labour services. They make employers...

International trade and wage inequality in Canada

Sébastien Breau and David L. Rigby.

in Journal of Economic Geography

January 2010; p ublished online April 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Welfare Economics; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Household Analysis. 13996 words.

We investigate the impact of international trade on wages and on wage inequality across industries and regions in Canada. An employer–employee dataset is developed combining individual...

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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...

Organisational geographies of corporate responsibility: a UK–US comparison of retailers’ ethical trading initiatives

Alex Hughes, Martin Buttle and Neil Wrigley.

in Journal of Economic Geography

July 2007; p ublished online May 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Labour Standards: National and International; International Trade; International Factor Movements and International Business; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise; Services. 11141 words.

Ethical trade, involving corporate codes of conduct for sites of production, has become a key means through which labour in retailers’ global supply chains is regulated. Yet, there is...

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Services offshoring and wages: evidence from micro data

Ingo Geishecker and Holger Görg.

in Oxford Economic Papers

January 2013; p ublished online December 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Single Equation Models; Single Variables. 8462 words.

This paper investigates the effects of services offshoring on wages using individual-level data combined with industry information on offshoring for the United Kingdom. Our results show...

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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...

Trade and tasks: an exploration over three decades in Germany

Sascha O. Becker and Marc-Andreas Muendler.

in Economic Policy

October 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; International Trade. 19369 words.

This paper combines representative worker-level data that cover time-varying job-level task characteristics of an economy over several decades with sector-level bilateral trade data for...

Trading Population for Productivity: Theory and Evidence

Oded Galor and Andrew Mountford.

in The Review of Economic Studies

October 2008; p ublished online October 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; International Trade; Demographic Economics; Education and Research Institutions. 18226 words.

This research argues that the differential effect of international trade on the demand for human capital across countries has been a major determinant of the distribution of income and...

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