Advanced Search
MyIDEAS: Login

Exports and Wages: Discriminating between the Sources of Rents

Contents:

Author Info

  • Lionel Fontagné
  • Daniel Mirza

Abstract

Abstract When do exports lead to rents? And when are they shared with employees? This paper proposes a double empirical test that deals with this question, based on a mix of rent sharing theories and Cournot Oligopoly. We find that most of the OECD exporting activities are associated with some rents that are shared with employees. However, we also show that the destination of sales matter, as rents seem to originate mostly from exporting to other OECD economies or, to a lesser extent, selling to own markets. Exports to developing countries? however, seem to be associated with positive rents only in a small minority of industries. JEL Classification ? F1, L1, J3.

Download Info

If you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
File URL: http://www.cairn.info/load_pdf.php?ID_ARTICLE=REL_751_0035
Download Restriction: restricted

File URL: http://www.cairn.info/revue-recherches-economiques-de-louvain-2009-1-page-35.htm
Download Restriction: restricted

As the access to this document is restricted, you may want to look for a different version under "Related research" (further below) or search for a different version of it.

Bibliographic Info

Article provided by De Boeck Université in its journal Recherches économiques de Louvain.

Volume (Year): 75 (2009)
Issue (Month): 1 ()
Pages: 35-61

as in new window
Handle: RePEc:cai:reldbu:rel_751_0035

Contact details of provider:
Web page: http://www.cairn.info/revue-recherches-economiques-de-louvain.htm

Related research

Keywords: international trade; rents; wages;

Other versions of this item:

Find related papers by JEL classification:

References

No references listed on IDEAS
You can help add them by filling out this form.

Citations

Lists

This item is not listed on Wikipedia, on a reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.

Statistics

Access and download statistics

Corrections

When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:cai:reldbu:rel_751_0035. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Jean-Baptiste de Vathaire).

If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.

If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.

If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.