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Factor price equality and the economies of the United States

Andrew B. Bernard

Factor price equality and the economies of the United States

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Factors of production -- United States -- Costs.,
  • Industrial productivity -- United States.,
  • Regional economic disparities -- United States.,
  • Foreign trade and employment -- United States.,
  • Capital costs -- United States.,
  • Wage differentials -- United States.,
  • Diversification in industry -- United States.,
  • Heckscher-Ohlin principle -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAndrew B. Bernard, J. Bradford Jensen, Peter K. Schott.
    SeriesNBER working paper series -- no. 8068, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 8068.
    ContributionsJensen, J. Bradford., Schott, Peter K., National Bureau of Economic Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination47 p. :
    Number of Pages47
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22413178M

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Factor price equality and the economies of the United States by Andrew B. Bernard Download PDF EPUB FB2

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.].

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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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