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Matching and Inequality in the World Economy

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  • Jonathan Vogel

    (University of CA - Los Angeles)

  • Arnaud Costinot

    (University of CA - San Diego)

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This paper develops tools and techniques to analyze the determinants of factor allocation and factor prices in economies with a large number of goods and factors. The main results of our paper characterize sufficient conditions for robust monotone comparative statics predictions in a Roy-like assignment model. These general results are then used to generate new insights about the consequences of globalization. (c) 2010 by The University of Chicago. All rights reserved..

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Paper provided by Society for Economic Dynamics in its series 2008 Meeting Papers with number 879.

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