The skill bias of world trade

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Epifani, Paolo; Gancia, Gino A.;
(2004)
  • Publisher: Stockholm : IIES
  • Subject: scale e.ect | scale effect | intra-industry and inter-industry trade | Economics | Skill Premium, Scale Effect, Intra-Industry, Inter-Industry Trade | Skill Premium, Scale E.ect, Intra-Industry and Inter-Industry Trade | Macroeconomics and International Economics | skill premium | Nationalekonomi | Skill Premium; Scale Effect; Intra-Industry and Inter-Industry Trade
    • jel: jel:F12 | jel:F16

We argue that, with an elasticity of substitution in consumption greater than one and higher scale economies in the skill-intensive sectors, the entire volume of world trade matters for wage inequality. This implies that trade intergration, even among identical countrie... View more
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