Foreign Direct Investment, Non-traded Goods and Real Wages
AbstractUsing a three-sector general equilibrium model with non-traded goods, we investigate the impact of foreign direct investment on the real wages of skilled and unskilled workers. We show that foreign direct investment increases the real wages of skilled and unskilled workers, but widens the gap between the two under plausible conditions.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Utah State University, Department of Economics in its series Working Papers with number 2008-04.
Length: 7 pages
Date of creation: 23 Dec 2008
Date of revision: 23 Dec 2008
Publication status: Forthcoming in Pacific Economic Review.
Real wages; foreign direct investment; non-traded goods;
Other versions of this item:
- Reza Oladi & John Gilbert & Hamid Beladi, 2011. "Foreign Direct Investment, Non‐Traded Goods And Real Wages," Pacific Economic Review, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 16(1), pages 36-41, 02.
- Reza Oladi & John Gilbert & Hamid Beladi, 2008. "Foreign Direct Investment, Non-traded Goods and Real Wages," Working Papers 200804, Utah State University, Department of Economics and Finance.
- F10 - International Economics - - Trade - - - General
- F11 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Neoclassical Models of Trade
- F21 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - International Investment; Long-Term Capital Movements
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2009-06-10 (All new papers)
- NEP-LAB-2009-06-10 (Labour Economics)
- NEP-OPM-2009-06-10 (Open Economy Macroeconomic)
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