An Empirical Assessment of the Impact of Intra-Industry Trade on Employment: Australia 1989/90-2000/01
AbstractThis paper investigates dynamic aspects of labour market adjustment in Australia during 1989/90 and 2000/01 due to extensive trade reforms and associated developments in intra-industry trade. In view of the foregoing, it was hypothesised that trade reforms have had a positive impact on employment to the extent that trade flows are intra-industry. We do find that declining protection over this period is associated with increased employment to the extent that trade flows are intra-industry.
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Length: 12 pages
Date of creation: 2004
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Trade reforms; Australian manufactured exports;
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- F16 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Trade and Labor Market Interactions
- F14 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Empirical Studies of Trade
- L60 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Manufacturing - - - General
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