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Factor price equality and the economies of the United States
Andrew B. Bernard
|Statement||Andrew B. Bernard, J. Bradford Jensen, Peter K. Schott.|
|Series||NBER working paper series -- no. 8068, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 8068.|
|Contributions||Jensen, J. Bradford., Schott, Peter K., National Bureau of Economic Research.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||47 p. :|
|Number of Pages||47|
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Using the predictions from a Heckscher-Ohlin trade model, we ask whether all the regions in the US face the same relative factor prices.
Using the production side of the HO model, we derive a general test of relative factor price equality that is robust to unobserved regional productivity differences, unobserved regional factor quality differences, and variations in production technology across industries.
Get this from a library. Factor price equality and the economies of the United States. [Andrew B Bernard; J Bradford Jensen; Peter K Schott; National Bureau of Economic Research.].
Request PDF | Factor Price Equality and the Economies of the United States | The paper examines consolidation episodes in the EU since with a view to shedding light on the factors that. CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): We develop a methodology for identifying departures from relative factor price equal-ity across regions that is valid under general assumptions about production, markets and factors.
Application of this methodology to the United States reveals substantial and in-creasing deviations in relative skilled wages across All errors are ours. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors and not those of the Bureau of the Census nor of the National Bureau of Economic Research.
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vFactor Price Equality and the Economies of the United States 2 Do New York and Nashville face the same pressures from increased trade. The strengths of this book include highlighting the erosion of equality over time and some stark comparrisons to how inequality is better or similar to equality earlier in (recent) history.
This is a good by: Abstract: We develop a method for identifying departures from relative factor price equality across regions that is valid under general assumptions about production, markets and factors. Application of this method to the United States reveals.
prices for factor prices, and by exactly comparable reasoning prove the absurdity of commodity-price equalisation as a result of perfectly free trade-a proposition which no one is likely to question.2 1 P.
Ellsworth, International Economic8 (New York: The Macmillan Company, ), pp. Factor Price Equality and the Economies of the United States It is clear from equations (24) and (27) that the factor composition term enters in exactly the same way as factor quality and the derivation of the relative factor price test remains unchanged.
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