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Firm heterogeneity and Ricardian comparative advantage within and across sectors

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  • Toshihiro Okubo, 2009. "Firm heterogeneity and Ricardian comparative advantage within and across sectors," Economic Theory, Springer;Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory (SAET), vol. 38(3), pages 533-559, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:joecth:v:38:y:2009:i:3:p:533-559 DOI: 10.1007/s00199-007-0324-6
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    Keywords

    Comparative advantage; Heterogeneous firms; Trade liberalisation; Wage; Home market effect; Intra-industry trade; F10; F12; F14;

    JEL classification:

    • F10 - International Economics - - Trade - - - General
    • F12 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Models of Trade with Imperfect Competition and Scale Economies; Fragmentation
    • F14 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Empirical Studies of Trade

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