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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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Discussion of Growth and Foreign Direct Investment: Does Policy Play a Role?

V.V. Chari.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

August 2004; p ublished online August 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; International Factor Movements and International Business; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Economic Development. 1668 words.

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Does Economic Development Impact the Foreign Direct Investment-Trade Relationship? A Gravity-Model Approach

Munisamy Gopinath and Rodrigo Echeverria.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

August 2004; p ublished online August 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; International Factor Movements and International Business. 3866 words.

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Effects of labour taxes on hours of market and home work: the role of international capital mobility and trade

Hian Teck Hoon.

in Oxford Economic Papers

April 2014; p ublished online June 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Factor Movements and International Business; International Trade; General Aggregative Models; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue. 5493 words.

The Prescott hypothesis that permanently higher marginal tax rates on labour income fully explain the decline in market hours worked in Europe (relative to North America) over three decades...

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Estimating Cross-Country Differences in Product Quality*

Juan Carlos Hallak and Peter K. Schott.

in The Quarterly Journal of Economics

February 2011; p ublished online February 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; International Factor Movements and International Business; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance. 16175 words.

We develop a method for decomposing countries' observed export prices into quality versus quality-adjusted components using information contained in trade balances. Holding observed export...

Financialisation and the dynamics of offshoring in the USA

William Milberg and Deborah Winkler.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2010; p ublished online December 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mergers and Acquisitions; International Trade; International Factor Movements and International Business. 7141 words.

Imports are linked to higher cost mark-ups and firm profits, and the gains from such non-competitive imports—the result of offshoring—are increasingly associated with the reinvestment of...

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Firm location and the determinants of exporting in low- and middle-income countries

Thomas Farole and Deborah Winkler.

in Journal of Economic Geography

March 2014; p ublished online February 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; International Factor Movements and International Business; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics. 10436 words.

Using a cross-section of more than 35,000 manufacturing and services firms in 76 low- and middle-income countries, we assess how firm location determines the likelihood of exporting....

Foreign direct investment and employment rights in South-Eastern Europe

Geoffrey Wood, Shuxing Yin, Khelifa Mazouz and Jeremy Eng-Tuck Cheah.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

January 2016; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; International Factor Movements and International Business. 10923 words.

The dominant neoliberal policy community holds that a reduction in employment rights and social protection is likely to promote economic recovery and growth. It has been suggested that...

Geography, trade and regional development: the role of wage costs, exchange rates and currency/capital movements

Michael Dunford, Weidong Liu, Zhigao Liu and Godfrey Yeung.

in Journal of Economic Geography

November 2014; p ublished online August 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; International Factor Movements and International Business; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development; International Finance. 9873 words.

Existing theories of geographical specialization and trade can be classified into four groups: supply-side; demand-side; endogenous growth and institutional models. In the recent past,...

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The German Language Worldwide: a New Data Set on Language Learning

Silke Uebelmesser, Matthias Huber and Severin Weingarten.

in CESifo Economic Studies

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Data Collection and Date Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs; Economics; International Trade; International Factor Movements and International Business. 7539 words.

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This article presents a comprehensive overview of German language learning for more than 100 countries (including Germany) over a period of 50 years....

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...

Headquarter intensity and the choice between outsourcing versus integration at home or abroad

Stefano Federico.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

December 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; International Factor Movements and International Business; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 6980 words.

This article provides an empirical analysis of the choice between outsourcing and integration, with a distinction based on whether production is carried out at home or abroad. Using...

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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...

Impact of Foreign Direct Investment and Trade on Economic Growth: Evidence from Developing Countries

Shiva S. Makki and Agapi Somwaru.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

August 2004; p ublished online August 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; International Trade; International Factor Movements and International Business; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance; Economic Development. 3762 words.

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Impact of Qualified Worker Emigration on Poverty: A Macro–Micro-Simulation Approach for an African Economy

Calvin Z. Djiofack, Eric W. Djimeu and Matthieu Boussichas.

in Journal of African Economies

January 2014; p ublished online June 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; International Factor Movements and International Business; Economic Development. 14949 words.

This study assesses the effect of international emigration of skilled workers on poverty in an African economy. The empirical analysis relies on three main steps: (i) an econometric...

Incomplete contracts, joint ventures, and ownership restrictions

Fan Cui.

in Oxford Economic Papers

April 2011; p ublished online November 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; International Factor Movements and International Business; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 9726 words.

This article allows for both sole-ownership enterprises and joint ventures as forms of integrated production organizations in an economic environment with contract incompleteness and...

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A Linder Hypothesis for Foreign Direct Investment

Pablo Fajgelbaum, Gene M. Grossman and Elhanan Helpman.

in The Review of Economic Studies

January 2015; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; International Factor Movements and International Business. 20154 words.

We study patterns of foreign direct investment (FDI) in a multi-country world economy. We develop a model featuring non-homothetic preferences for quality and monopolistic competition in...

Long-Range Growth: Economic Development in the Global Network of Air Links

Filipe Campante and David Yanagizawa-Drott.

in The Quarterly Journal of Economics

August 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; International Factor Movements and International Business; Economic Development; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Transportation Systems. 24398 words.

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We study the impact of international long-distance flights on the global spatial allocation of economic activity. To identify causal effects, we...

Macro needs micro

Fabio Ghironi.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Aggregative Models; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit; International Trade; International Factor Movements and International Business; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance. 13015 words.

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An emerging consensus on the future of macroeconomics views the incorporation of a role for financial intermediation, labour market frictions, and...