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Agglomeration by export destination: evidence from Spain

Roberto Ramos and Enrique Moral-Benito.

in Journal of Economic Geography

May 2018; p ublished online November 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; International Trade; Production and Organizations. 11330 words.

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We use a dataset of Spanish exporters with rich spatial information to document the existence of agglomeration economies by export destination. More...

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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Coping with the changing rules of the game in the global textiles and apparel industries: evidence from Turkey and Morocco

Nebahat Tokatli and Ömür Kızılgün.

in Journal of Economic Geography

March 2010; p ublished online July 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; International Trade; International Factor Movements and International Business; Production and Organizations; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 11514 words.

In 2004, USA signed a bilateral free trade agreement with Morocco that was potentially devastating for the Turkish firm Mithat, an established clothing supplier of a number of major US...

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De-industrialization and entrepreneurship under monopolistic competition

Albert G. Schweinberger and Jens Suedekum.

in Oxford Economic Papers

October 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Market Structure and Pricing. 5255 words.

This article offers a new mechanism to explain de-industrialization in response to a price increase of the manufactured good. In our trade model, one sector (agriculture) is perfectly...

Did export promotion help firms weather the crisis?

Johannes Van Biesebroeck, Jozef Konings and Christian Volpe Martincus.

in Economic Policy

October 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Production and Organizations; International Trade. 20815 words.

In the global recession of 2009, exports declined precipitously in many countries. We illustrate with firm-level data for Belgium and Peru that the decline was very sudden and almost...

The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) was right: scale-free complex networks and core-periphery patterns in world trade

Paulo Gala, Jhean Camargo and Elton Freitas.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

April 2018; p ublished online September 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards); Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; International Trade. 7893 words.

Abstract

The main purpose of this paper is to apply big-data and scale-free complex network techniques to the study of world trade, with a specific focus on...

Endogenous transport prices and trade imbalances

Olaf Jonkeren, Erhan Demirel, Jos van Ommeren and Piet Rietveld.

in Journal of Economic Geography

May 2011; p ublished online February 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Transport; International Trade; Production and Organizations; Transportation Systems; Market Structure and Pricing. 8694 words.

According to economic theory, imbalances in trade flows affect transport prices, because (some) carriers have to return without cargo from the low-demand region to the high-demand region....

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EU harmonisation of regulations and mark-ups in the Dutch food industry

M. Vancauteren.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

February 2013; p ublished online May 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Production and Organizations; Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 10487 words.

This paper studies the effect of EU harmonisation of food regulations on time-varying, firm-heterogeneous mark-ups using data on Dutch food-processing firms during 1992–2005. EU product...

Export-market dynamics and firm-level productivity: evidence for UK tradable sectors

Richard Harris and Qian Cher Li.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

June 2012; p ublished online August 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; International Trade; Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location; Production and Organizations. 8587 words.

This study empirically assesses the microeconomic productivity impact associated with export-market transitions, providing the first analysis for the whole tradable economy for the UK....

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Genetic Modification Technology and Producer Returns: The Impacts of Productivity, Preferences, and Technology Uptake

William H. Kaye-Blake, Caroline M. Saunders and Selim Cagatay.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; International Trade; Agricultural Economics. 8233 words.

Modern biotechnology can produce genetically modified crops that are more productive or provide qualities some consumers might prefer. This article presents a partial equilibrium model of...

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Globalization, wage shares and income distribution in Turkey

Cem Oyvat.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

March 2011; p ublished online November 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Economywide Country Studies; Microeconomics. 7286 words.

Globalization is often observed to result in greater labour flexibility and decreased labour bargaining power; thus, imposing a downward pressure on wages, especially in the sectors...

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Import competition, dynamic resource allocation and productivity dispersion: micro-level evidence from China

Sai Ding, Wei Jiang and Puyang Sun.

in Oxford Economic Papers

October 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Production and Organizations; Economic Development. 10121 words.

Can trade liberalization shape sector dynamics by inducing reallocation of resources towards more efficient use? This paper explores whether and how import competition affects productivity...

Imports versus Domestic Production: A Demand System Analysis of the U.S. Red Wine Market

James L. Seale, Mary A. Marchant and Alberto Basso.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2003; p ublished online January 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; International Trade. 5722 words.

The U.S. wine market experienced rapid growth in all facets—production, consumption, exports, and imports—over the past decade. Red wine imports more than tripled while consumption of...

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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...

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...

International Trade and Institutional Change: Medieval Venice’s Response to Globalization

Diego Puga and Daniel Trefler.

in The Quarterly Journal of Economics

May 2014; p ublished online March 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Economic History; Microeconomics. 24581 words.

International trade can have profound effects on domestic institutions. We examine this proposition in the context of medieval Venice circa 800–1600. Early on, the growth of long-distance...

International Trade and Labour Income Risk in the U.S.

Pravin Krishna and Mine Zeynep Senses.

in The Review of Economic Studies

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; General Equilibrium and Disequilibrium. 17568 words.

This article studies empirically the links between international trade and labour income risk faced by manufacturing sector workers in the U.S. We use longitudinal data on workers to...

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Killing a second bird with one stone? Promoting firm capital growth and exports through tax policy

Michele Bernini and Tania Treibich.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

October 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Single Equation Models; Single Variables; International Trade; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; Production and Organizations. 9478 words.

Does a lower tax rate on profits promote the international activity of small and medium enterprises? This article addresses this question by exploiting a policy experiment in France. A...

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...

Location equilibrium with endogenous rent seeking

Magnus Wiberg.

in Journal of Economic Geography

November 2009; p ublished online March 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 7829 words.

This article analyzes the location of manufacturing activities when regional policy is determined by endogenous rent seeking. Once lobbying for government transfers to regions is included...

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