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Outsourcing And Trade Imbalances: The United States-China Case

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  • Henryk Kierzkowski
  • Lurong Chen

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Trade imbalances between the United States and China have become a major concern of international macroeconomics. This paper shows that the existence of outsourcing hides the true scale of the problem. Copyright 2010 The Authors. Journal compilation 2010 Blackwell Publishing Asia Pty Ltd

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  • Henryk Kierzkowski & Lurong Chen, 2010. "Outsourcing And Trade Imbalances: The United States-China Case," Pacific Economic Review, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 15(1), pages 56-70, February.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:pacecr:v:15:y:2010:i:1:p:56-70
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    1. Ida D'Attoma & Silvia Pacei, 2014. "Offshoring and Firm Performance: Evidence from the Italian Manufacturing Industry," Review of Development Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 18(1), pages 29-44, February.

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