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