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Contracts and Export Behavior

Pol Antràs

in Global Production: Firms, Contracts, and Trade Structure

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691168272
eISBN:
9781400873746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691168272.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter develops simple imperfect-contracting variants of the Melitz model of exporting and discusses empirical evidence suggestive of the role of these frictions as determinants of the ... More


Trade Policy in South Africa

Lawrence Edwards, Rashad Cassim, and Dirk van Seventer

in South African Economic Policy under Democracy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199551460
eISBN:
9780191720376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551460.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Economic Systems

This chapter evaluates South Africa's trade policy under democracy, and critically reviews the burgeoning empirical studies of the effects of trade reform on trade flows, growth, employment, poverty, ... More


International Trade Networks

Alain Bresson

in The Making of the Ancient Greek Economy: Institutions, Markets, and Growth in the City-States

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691183411
eISBN:
9781400852451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183411.003.0013
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines the complex commercial networks of international trade in ancient Greece, made possible by “creating” new products through the exploitation of the natural environment or through ... More


Protection of Intellectual Property

Bernard M. Hoekman and Michel M. Kostecki

in The Political Economy of the World Trading System: WTO and Beyond

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294313
eISBN:
9780191596445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829431X.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

An overview is provided of the economic rationales for protection of IPRs (intellectual property rights) and the reasons behind moves to adopt multilateral rules in this area. Some of the major ... More


The Currency Composition of Foreign Exchange Reserves: Retrospect and Prospect

Barry Eichengreen and Donald J. Mathieson

in The Impact of EMU on Europe and the Developing Countries

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199245314
eISBN:
9780191697449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245314.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter analyses recent trends in currency composition, focusing on the emerging markets in which the impact of changes in the international financial environment is especially far-reaching. It ... More


The Role of History in Bilateral Trade Flows

Barry Eichengreen and Douglas A. Irwin

in The Regionalization of the World Economy

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226259956
eISBN:
9780226260228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226260228.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The rise of regionalism continues to pose challenges for specialists in international trade. One classic question is that concerning the aggregate welfare effects of regional trade liberalization. ... More


Importers, Exporters, and Multinationals: A Portrait of Firms in the U.S. that Trade Goods

Andrew B. Bernard, J. Bradford Jensen, and Peter K. Schott

in Producer Dynamics: New Evidence from Micro Data

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226172569
eISBN:
9780226172576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226172576.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter develops a new data set on import and export activity of U.S. firms. Firms that export had higher employment growth than nonexporters, and firms that entered the export or import market ... More


Mapping the Trading Desk: Derivative Value through Market Making

Robert Wosnitzer

in Derivatives and the Wealth of Societies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226392660
eISBN:
9780226392974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226392974.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Robert Wosnitzer was a trader and market-maker before he became a professor at NYU Stern’s business school. He complements Derman and Ayache’s chapters by taking an ethnographic look at ... More


Understanding the U.S. Trade Deficit: A Disaggregated Perspective

Catherine L. Mann and Katharina Plück

in G7 Current Account Imbalances: Sustainability and Adjustment

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226107264
eISBN:
9780226107288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226107288.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter reports new estimates for the elasticity of U.S. trade flows using bilateral, commodity-detailed trade data for thirty-one countries, using measures of expenditure and trade prices ... More


Measuring Product-Market Integration

Michael M. Knetter and Matthew J. Slaughter

in Topics in Empirical International Economics: A Festschrift in Honor of Robert E. Lipsey

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226060835
eISBN:
9780226060859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226060859.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Globalization — the integration of national economies — has become one of the most widely used buzzwords of the late twentieth century. While many signs of globalization are quite obvious, it is hard ... More


The Regionalization of the World Economy

Jeffrey A. Frankel (ed.)

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226259956
eISBN:
9780226260228
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226260228.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Regional economic arrangements such as free trade areas (FTAs), customs unions, and currency blocs, have become increasingly prevalent in the world economy. Both pervasive and controversial, ... More


Grossman-Hart (1986) Goes Global: Incomplete Contracts, Property Rights, and the International Organization of Production

Pol Antràs

in The Impact of Incomplete Contracts on Economics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199826223
eISBN:
9780190259020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199826223.003.0021
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The chapter surveys the recent literature that embeds incomplete contracting ideas in international trade, how this helped understand the organization of international production and how trade flows ... More


The Advance of Globalization from Shallow to Deep Integration

Baldev Raj Nayar

in The Geopolitics of Globalization: The Consequences for Development

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195693034
eISBN:
9780199081783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195693034.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter explains how economic globalization refers to the integration of different regional markets into a world market in which goods and services are exchanged at the local community or ... More


The Changing Landscape of Trade and Trade Knowledge

Alexandra Guisinger

in American Opinion on Trade: Preferences without Politics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190651824
eISBN:
9780190651862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190651824.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Because Americans’ understanding of their own and others’ connections to trade underpins their beliefs about trade’s costs and benefits, chapter 2 investigates what Americans know—or think they ... More


Introduction

Sebastian Edwards and Jeffrey A. Frankel (eds)

in Preventing Currency Crises in Emerging Markets

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226184944
eISBN:
9780226185057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226185057.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This book describes the issues linked to the prevention of financial crisis in the emerging-market countries. It is divided into five parts. Part I covers the role of the current account and trade ... More


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