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A Theorem on the Gains from International Factor Mobility


  • Comolli Paul


This paper proves that for the case of a small country, which cannot influence world factor prices, an expansion in the scope of international factor mobility can never reduce its real national income. [F11, F20]

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  • Comolli Paul, 2000. "A Theorem on the Gains from International Factor Mobility," International Economic Journal, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 14(1), pages 61-69.
  • Handle: RePEc:taf:intecj:v:14:y:2000:i:1:p:61-69 DOI: 10.1080/10168730000000004

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    1. Ronald Findlay, 1995. "Factor Proportions, Trade, and Growth," MIT Press Books, The MIT Press, edition 1, volume 1, number 0262061759, July.
    2. Kuhn, Peter & Wooton, Ian, 1987. "International factor movements in the presence of a fixed factor," Journal of International Economics, Elsevier, vol. 22(1-2), pages 123-140, February.
    3. Grossman, Gene M., 1984. "The gains from international factor movements," Journal of International Economics, Elsevier, vol. 17(1-2), pages 73-83, August.
    4. Dei, Fumio, 1979. "Dynamic gains from international capital movements," Journal of International Economics, Elsevier, vol. 9(3), pages 417-421, August.
    5. Ruffin, Roy J., 1984. "International factor movements," Handbook of International Economics,in: R. W. Jones & P. B. Kenen (ed.), Handbook of International Economics, edition 1, volume 1, chapter 5, pages 237-288 Elsevier.
    6. Khang, Chulsoon, 1990. "Dynamic gains from international factor mobility: A reexamination of the theorem," Journal of Macroeconomics, Elsevier, vol. 12(3), pages 399-413.
    7. Jones, Ronald W. & Easton, Stephen T., 1989. "Perspectives on buy-outs and the Ramaswami effect," Journal of International Economics, Elsevier, vol. 27(3-4), pages 363-371, November.
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