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Commentary Unpacking the possibilities of deglobalisation

Finbarr Livesey.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

March 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Economics; International Trade; Economics; Manufacturing. 5425 words.

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The interpretation of the global economy has been framed as an inevitable journey towards ever greater integration—a story of hyper-globalisation....

The Commodity Terms of Trade, Unit Roots, and Nonlinear Alternatives: A Smooth Transition Approach

Joseph V. Balagtas and Matthew T. Holt.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

February 2009; p ublished online February 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; International Trade; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation; Agricultural Economics. 9246 words.

This article extends the recent literature on the Prebisch-Singer hypothesis of a long-run decline in the relative prices of primary commodities. Our main innovation is testing for and...

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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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Creativity or costs? Questioning New Zealand’s fashion success: A methodological intervention

Sally A. Weller.

in Journal of Economic Geography

July 2014; p ublished online September 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; International Trade; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 7704 words.

This paper questions the proposition that creativity-led cultural industries can prosper in peripheral locations. To that end, it examines the apparent success of New Zealand's designer...

Detection and Impact of Industrial Subsidies: The Case of Chinese Shipbuilding

Myrto Kalouptsidi.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2018; p ublished online August 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Regulation and Industrial Policy; International Trade; Manufacturing; Industry Studies. 21883 words.

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This article provides a model-based empirical strategy to, (1) detect the presence and gauge the magnitude of government subsidies and (2) quantify...

Ecolabels and International Trade in the Textile and Apparel Market

Wesley Nimon and John Beghin.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 1999; p ublished online December 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; International Trade; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 0 words.

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Effects of Regional Trade Agreements on Trade in Agrifood Products: Evidence from Gravity Modeling Using Disaggregated Data

Sampath Jayasinghe and Rakhal Sarker.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; International Trade; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 10177 words.

The recent proliferation of regional trade agreements (RTAs) has intensified the debate on their merits. This study contributes to this debate by analyzing trade creation and diversion...

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The End of the Federal Tobacco Program: Economic Impacts of the Deregulation of U.S. Tobacco Production

A. Blake Brown, Randal R. Rucker and Walter N. Thurman.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; International Trade; Economics of Health; Regulation and Industrial Policy; Agricultural Economics. 9724 words.

In 2004, Congress ended the sixty-six-year-old federal tobacco program, effectively deregulating production and prices. With deregulation came a buyout package, with cigarette manufacturers...

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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...

Global competition, institutional context and regional production networks: up- and downgrading experiences in Romania’s apparel industry

Leonhard Plank and Cornelia Staritz.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

November 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; International Trade; Economywide Country Studies; Economic Development. 9499 words.

Global competition, trade policy and national institutional context are reconfiguring the role of regional apparel suppliers. By studying the development of Romania’s apparel industry, the...

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...

The Impact of the Canada-United States Free Trade Agreement on U.S. Wine Exports

Dale Heien and Eric N. Sims.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

February 2000; p ublished online February 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; International Trade. 0 words.

On 1 January 1989 the Canada-United States Free Trade Agreement went into effect. The agreement reduced the restrictions on the importation and marketing of wine produced in the United...

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Low-cost import competition and firm exit: evidence from the EU

Italo Colantone, Kristien Coucke and Leo Sleuwaegen.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

February 2015; p ublished online April 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; International Trade; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 10957 words.

This article investigates the impact of import competition on firm exit from the manufacturing industries of eight European Union countries. A distinction is made between imports...

Quality Sorting and Trade: Firm-level Evidence for French Wine

Matthieu Crozet, Keith Head and Thierry Mayer.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2012; p ublished online November 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; International Trade. 16179 words.

Empirical investigation of the quality interpretation of the Melitz (2003) model of firm heterogeneity and trade has been limited by the lack of direct data on quality. This paper matches...

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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...

The UK balance of payments: structure and prospects

Kenneth Coutts and Robert Rowthorn.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; International Trade; Services. 7532 words.

This paper describes the history of the UK balance of payments since 1950, and contains an informal discussion of future prospects. It documents the huge shifts that have occurred in the...

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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Value chains, networks and clusters: reframing the global automotive industry

Timothy Sturgeon, Johannes Van Biesebroeck and Gary Gereffi.

in Journal of Economic Geography

May 2008; p ublished online April 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; International Trade; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 10821 words.

In this article, we apply global value chain (GVC) analysis to recent trends in the global automotive industry, with special attention paid to the case of North America. We use the three...

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Welfare Effects of Technological Convergence in Processed Food Industries

Jun Ruan, Munisamy Gopinath and Steven Buccola.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

May 2008; p ublished online May 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; International Trade; Manufacturing; Agricultural Economics; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 8699 words.

We develop a monopolistic competition model to investigate effects of international technological convergence on factor rewards, output composition, and welfare. Comparative static analysis...

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Who Benefits from Export-led Growth? Evidence from Madagascar's Textile and Apparel Industry

Alessandro Nicita.

in Journal of African Economies

June 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; International Trade; Manufacturing. 7046 words.

Fuelled by low labour costs and preferential trade agreements, exports of textile products originating from Sub-Saharan countries have grown dramatically in the last decades. This paper...