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Trade-in-goods and trade-in-tasks: An integrating framework

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  • Richard Baldwin
  • Frédéric Robert-Nicoud

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We introduce a simple but flexible analytical framework in which both trade in goods and trade in tasks arise. We use this framework to provide versions of the gains-from-trade and the famous four HO theorems (Heckscher-Ohlin, factor-price-equalisation, Stolper-Samuelson, and Rybczynski) that apply to this environment. We extend our framework to accommodate monopolistic competition and two-way offshoring and to integrate theoretical results of the early offshoring literature.

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Paper provided by Département des Sciences Économiques, Université de Genève in its series Research Papers by the Department of Economics, University of Geneva with number 13103.

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Length: 32 pages
Date of creation: Oct 2013
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Handle: RePEc:gen:geneem:13103

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