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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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Do Exporters Pay Higher Wages? Plant-level Evidence from an Export Refund Policy in Chile

Ivan T. Kandilov.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2009; p ublished online June 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; International Trade; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs. 9701 words.

The impact of increased export activity on plant wages is estimated in a developing country context. To avoid potential endogenous selection problems, the empirical analysis benefits from...

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...

Globalization, creative destruction, and labour share change: evidence on the determinants and mechanisms from longitudinal plant-level data

Petri Böckerman and Mika Maliranta.

in Oxford Economic Papers

April 2012; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs. 7988 words.

The labour share of GDP has declined in recent decades in many leading economies. This paper examines the mechanisms of falling labour share using Finnish manufacturing plant-level data...

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Gravity, market potential and economic development

Keith Head and Thierry Mayer.

in Journal of Economic Geography

March 2011; p ublished online December 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development. 5640 words.

This article provides evidence on the long-term impact of market potential on economic development. It derives from the New Economic Geography literature a structural estimation where the...

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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...

The Impact of Competition on Management Quality: Evidence from Public Hospitals

Nicholas Bloom, Carol Propper, Stephan Seiler and John Van Reenen.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics of Health; Particular Labour Markets; International Trade; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs. 17288 words.

We analyse the causal impact of competition on managerial quality and hospital performance. To address the endogeneity of market structure we analyse the English public hospital sector...

International trade and wage inequality in Canada

Sébastien Breau and David L. Rigby.

in Journal of Economic Geography

January 2010; p ublished online April 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Welfare Economics; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Household Analysis. 13996 words.

We investigate the impact of international trade on wages and on wage inequality across industries and regions in Canada. An employer–employee dataset is developed combining individual...

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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...

Services offshoring and wages: evidence from micro data

Ingo Geishecker and Holger Görg.

in Oxford Economic Papers

January 2013; p ublished online December 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Single Equation Models; Single Variables. 8462 words.

This paper investigates the effects of services offshoring on wages using individual-level data combined with industry information on offshoring for the United Kingdom. Our results show...

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Unequal exchange and absolute cost advantage: evidence from the trade between Greece and Germany

Persefoni Tsaliki, Christina Paraskevopoulou and Lefteris Tsoulfidis.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs. 20266 words.

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This article investigates the nature and the salient features of international trade between Greece and her major trading partner Germany. The...