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Trade and Labor Conditions

Robert J. Flanagan

in Globalization and Labor Conditions

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195306002
eISBN:
9780199783564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195306007.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter examines the effect of international trade on labor conditions around the world. Evidence developed in the chapter shows that open trade policies improve working conditions by raising ... More


Globalization and All That

Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee

in Understanding Poverty

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195305197
eISBN:
9780199783519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305191.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This essay begins with a discussion of the Samuelson-Stolper Theorem, which states that if a labor-abundant country is opened to trade with a labor-scarce country, laborers in the first country and ... More


Introduction

Andrea M. Herrmann

in One Political Economy, One Competitive Strategy?: Comparing Pharmaceutical Firms in Germany, Italy, and the UK

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199543434
eISBN:
9780191715693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543434.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, Political Economy

This introductory chapter gives an outline of the book. It develops the theoretical framework by combining insights from classical trade theory, the market-based view of strategic management studies, ... More


On a Class of Preference Fields

W. M. Gorman

C. Blackorby and A. F. Shorrocks (eds)

in Separability and Aggregation: The Collected Works of W. M. Gorman, Volume I

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198285212
eISBN:
9780191596322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198285213.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This short note, published in Metroeconomica 13 (1961), begins with the assumption that the preferences of the consumer exhibit linear Engel curves, which were shown in ’Community preference fields’ ... More


Economic Skepticism

Aaron James

in Fairness in Practice: A Social Contract for a Global Economy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199846153
eISBN:
9780199933389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199846153.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter challenges economic skepticism about whether the idea of fairness applies in international trade. It argues that the standard economic case for free trade is consistent with, and even ... More


Aggregate Growth Outcomes

Deepak Lal and H. Myint

in The Political Economy of Poverty, Equity and Growth: A Comparative Study

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294320
eISBN:
9780191596582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294328.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

An examination is made of what can be learnt from the aggregate growth outcomes of the developing country sample analysed in the book, in terms of conventional statistical cross‐country regressions, ... More


Introduction *

Gerald K. Helleiner (ed.)

in Trade Policy, Industrialization, and Development: New Perspectives

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198283591
eISBN:
9780191684456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198283591.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book examines the relationships between trade policy, industrialization, and development. It begins with state-of-the art surveys of some of the major issues raised by the ‘new’ trade theories: ... More


Marketing Manufactured Exports from Developing Countries: Learning Sequences and Public Support *

Gerald K. Helleiner (ed.)

in Trade Policy, Industrialization, and Development: New Perspectives

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198283591
eISBN:
9780191684456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198283591.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses export marketing and trade theories. It also examines the research findings about marketing and information links and associated processes in exports of consumer goods made by ... More


Theoretical Underpinnings of Success

Peter C. Y. Chow and Mitchell H. Kellman

in Trade—The Engine of Growth in East Asia

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195078954
eISBN:
9780199855001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195078954.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The relevance of some trade theories to the observed export performances of the NICs are analyzed and tested in this chapter. A penetrating examination of underlying product characteristics is used ... More


The Development and Testing of Heckscher-Ohlin Trade Models: A Review

Robert E. Baldwin

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262026567
eISBN:
9780262267656
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026567.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

No names are more closely associated with modern trade theory than Eli Heckscher and Bertil Ohlin. The basic Heckscher–Ohlin proposition, according to which a country exports factors in abundant ... More


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