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The Twin Effects of Globalization. Evidence from a Sample of Indian Manufacturing Firms


  • Francesco Daveri

    () (Università di Parma)

  • Paolo Manasse

    () (Università di Bologna)

  • Danila Serra

    () (Florida State University)


Employees of globalized firms face a more uncertain stream of earnings and riskier employment prospects. However, they also have stronger incentives to train and upgrade their skills and benefit from more rapid careers. Hence, the costs of uncertainty and the benefits of skill upgrading associated with globalization are twin to each other. We provide empirical evidence of this so neglected trade-off for a sample of Indian manufacturing firms.

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  • Francesco Daveri & Paolo Manasse & Danila Serra, 2011. "The Twin Effects of Globalization. Evidence from a Sample of Indian Manufacturing Firms," Rivista di Politica Economica, SIPI Spa, issue 1, pages 223-251, January-M.
  • Handle: RePEc:rpo:ripoec:y:2011:i:1:p:223-251

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    1. Giorgio Barba Navaretti & Marzio Galeotti & Alessandra Tucci, 2002. "Do Not Get Trapped into Crossing: Indian Firms and Foreign Markets," Development Working Papers 170, Centro Studi Luca d'Agliano, University of Milano.
    2. Raymond Robertson, 2000. "Trade Liberalisation and Wage Inequality: Lessons from the Mexican Experience," The World Economy, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 23(6), pages 827-849, June.
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    1. Elsayyad, May & Konrad, Kai A., 2012. "Fighting multiple tax havens," Journal of International Economics, Elsevier, vol. 86(2), pages 295-305.

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    globalization; uncertainty; training; labor market; India;

    JEL classification:

    • F1 - International Economics - - Trade
    • F16 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Trade and Labor Market Interactions
    • J3 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs
    • J31 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs - - - Wage Level and Structure; Wage Differentials
    • O53 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economywide Country Studies - - - Asia including Middle East


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