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International trade and income distribution: reconsidering the evidence

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  • Isabelle Bensidoun
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  • Isabelle Bensidoun & Sébastien Jean & Aude Sztulman, 2011. "International trade and income distribution: reconsidering the evidence," Review of World Economics (Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv), Springer;Institut für Weltwirtschaft (Kiel Institute for the World Economy), vol. 147(4), pages 593-619, November.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:weltar:v:147:y:2011:i:4:p:593-619
    DOI: 10.1007/s10290-011-0107-9
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    3. Mauro Caselli, 2012. "Does wealth inequality reduce the gains from trade?," Review of World Economics (Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv), Springer;Institut für Weltwirtschaft (Kiel Institute for the World Economy), vol. 148(2), pages 333-356, June.
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    7. Julien Gourdon & Nicolas Maystre & Jaime de Melo, 2015. "Openness, Inequality and Poverty: Endowments Matter," World Scientific Book Chapters,in: Developing Countries in the World Economy, chapter 20, pages 497-532 World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd..
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    Keywords

    International trade; Income distribution; Factor content; Gini index; F11; F16; D30;

    JEL classification:

    • F11 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Neoclassical Models of Trade
    • F16 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Trade and Labor Market Interactions
    • D30 - Microeconomics - - Distribution - - - General

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