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Agro-Manufactured Export Prices, Wages and Unemployment

Guido G. Porto.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

August 2008; p ublished online August 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Agricultural Economics. 10286 words.

This article estimates the impacts of world agricultural trade liberalization on wages and unemployment in Argentina in the presence of individual labor supply responses and adjustment...

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Anchoring to the Euro (and Grouped Together)? The Case of African Countries

João Loureiro, Manuel M.F. Martins and Ana Paula Ribeiro.

in Journal of African Economies

January 2012; p ublished online August 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; International Finance. 11728 words.

This paper assesses the adequacy of the exchange rate regime of 16 African countries that are pegged to the euro since 1999. The evaluation is based on three key criteria borrowed from the...

The basic paradigms of EU economic policy-making need to be changed

Kazimierz Laski and Leon Podkaminer.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; General Aggregative Models; International Finance. 10187 words.

The anaemic growth of the European Union/euro area derives from its economic paradigms. The principle ‘one size fits all’ behind European Central Bank policy activates centrifugal forces....

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Can globalisation stop the decline in commodities' terms of trade?

André Varella Mollick, João Ricardo Faria, Pedro H. Albuquerque and Miguel A. León-Ledesma.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

September 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance. 7564 words.

In this paper we address the following question: would a fully integrated world economy eliminate the widely reported decline in the terms of trade of primary commodities? We address the...

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Demand and distribution in integrated economies

Armon Rezai.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

September 2015; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; General Aggregative Models; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance; International Finance. 8292 words.

Aggregate demand is influenced by the functional distribution of income of an economy and that of its trading partner. The relationship between income distribution and output is analysed in...

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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Endogenous Optimal Currency Areas: the Case of the Central African Economic and Monetary Community

Fabrizio Carmignani.

in Journal of African Economies

January 2010; p ublished online August 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Economic Development. 9706 words.

The Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CAEMC) has been a monetary union for several decades now. According to the hypothesis of endogenous optimal currency areas (OCAs), the...

Income Differences and Prices of Tradables: Insights from an Online Retailer

Ina Simonovska.

in The Review of Economic Studies

October 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; International Trade; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 24143 words.

I study the positive relationship between prices of tradable goods and per capita income. I develop a highly tractable general equilibrium model of international trade with heterogeneous...

International Risk Sharing and the Transmission of Productivity Shocks

Giancarlo Corsetti, Luca Dedola and Sylvain Leduc.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2008; p ublished online April 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; International Finance. 16360 words.

This paper shows that standard international business cycle models can be reconciled with the empirical evidence on the lack of consumption risk sharing. First, we show analytically that...

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International Trade and Labour Income Risk in the U.S.

Pravin Krishna and Mine Zeynep Senses.

in The Review of Economic Studies

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; General Equilibrium and Disequilibrium. 17568 words.

This article studies empirically the links between international trade and labour income risk faced by manufacturing sector workers in the U.S. We use longitudinal data on workers to...

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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...

Natural resources, export structure, and investment

Stephen R. Bond and Adeel Malik.

in Oxford Economic Papers

October 2009; p ublished online July 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Environmental Economics; International Trade; Economic Development. 9699 words.

We present cross-country empirical evidence on the role of natural resources in explaining long-run differences in private investment as a share of GDP in a sample of 78 developing...

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Price convergence after the Eastern enlargement of the EU: evidence from retail food prices

Andreas Lindenblatt and Switgard Feuerstein.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

December 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Economics; International Trade; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Services. 6737 words.

Using detailed micro data on European retail food prices for EU15 and all eight Central and Eastern European accession countries, we analyse price convergence within the European Union...

Rebalancing and structural policies—an Indian perspective

Parthasarathi Shome.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance; International Finance. 5986 words.

The global economic crisis of 2008–9 followed by the euro area sovereign debt crisis of 2011–12 has revealed the need for global rebalancing. Economies with current account surpluses need...

The Relative Volatility of Commodity Prices: A Reappraisal

Rabah Arezki, Daniel Lederman and Hongyan Zhao.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

April 2014; p ublished online July 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Econometric and Statistical Methods; Special Topics; International Trade; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles. 6764 words.

This article studies the relative volatility of commodity prices by examining a large dataset of monthly prices observed in international trade data taken from the United States between...

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Specialization and risk sharing in European regions

Roberto Basile and Alessandro Girardi.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2010; p ublished online September 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; International Trade; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables. 6165 words.

Economic theory emphasizes that risk sharing makes it possible to exploit benefits from comparative advantages and economies of scale. Unlike previous studies we test (and reject) the...

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Structural change, the real exchange rate and the balance of payments in Mexico, 1960–2012

Carlos A. Ibarra and Robert A. Blecker.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2016; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Aggregative Models; International Trade; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance; Development Planning and Policy. 15369 words.

This paper estimates a structural model of the balance of payments, with disaggregated exports (manufactures and other) and imports (final and intermediate), and a reduced-form model of the...

Trade Intensity and Business Cycle Synchronicity in Africa

S. Jules-Armand Tapsoba.

in Journal of African Economies

March 2009; p ublished online July 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; International Finance. 8930 words.

Business cycle synchronicity, which is the key requirement for sharing a common currency, is not particularly strong within the prospective African monetary unions. However, this parameter...

Trade Liberalization and Investment: Firm-level Evidence from Mexico

Ivan T. Kandilov and Aslı Leblebicioğlu.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2012; p ublished online November 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; International Trade; Economic Development; Development Planning and Policy; Intertemporal Choice and Growth. 11891 words.

Plant-level panel data from Mexico's Annual Industrial Survey is employed to evaluate the impact of reductions in tariffs and import license coverage on final goods, as well as...

Why Haven't Global Markets Reduced Inequality in Emerging Economies?

E. Maskin.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Microeconomics; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; International Trade; Economic Development. 2248 words.

The theory of comparative advantage predicts that globalization should cause inequality in emerging economies to fall. However, this has not been true of the current globalization (even...