Technology differences in empirical studies of international trade
AbstractWe show that the specification of technology differences in recent empirical studies of trade is not supported by basic growth theory and may lead to biased estimates of the pattern of specialization and trade.
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Volume (Year): 117 (2012)
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Technology differences; Factor endowments; Specialization bias;
Other versions of this item:
- Erich Gundlach & Albert de Vaal, 2011. "Technology Differences in Empirical Studies of International Trade," DEGIT Conference Papers c016_026, DEGIT, Dynamics, Economic Growth, and International Trade.
- F11 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Neoclassical Models of Trade
- O41 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity - - - One, Two, and Multisector Growth Models
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