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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...

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.

Abstract

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

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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