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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...

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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.

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

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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...

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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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