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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...

Heterogeneous Technology Diffusion and Ricardian Trade Patterns

William R Kerr.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2018; p ublished online April 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; International Factor Movements and International Business; Particular Labour Markets; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Technological Change; Research and Development; Economywide Country Studies. 10608 words.

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Migration and trade are often linked through ethnic networks boosting bilateral trade. This study uses migration to quantify the importance of...

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...

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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