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International Trade and American Wages in the 1980s: Giant Sucking Sound or Small Hiccup?

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  • Robert Z. Lawrence

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  • Matthew J. Slaughter

    (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

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  • Robert Z. Lawrence & Matthew J. Slaughter, 1993. "International Trade and American Wages in the 1980s: Giant Sucking Sound or Small Hiccup?," Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Economic Studies Program, The Brookings Institution, vol. 24(2 Microec), pages 161-226.
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