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Matching and Inequality in the World Economy

  • Arnaud Costinot
  • Jonathan Vogel

This paper develops tools and techniques to analyze the determinants of factor allocation and factor prices in economies with a large number of goods and factors. The main results of our paper characterize sufficient conditions for robust monotone comparative statics predictions in a Roy-like assignment model. These general results are then used to generate new insights about the consequences of globalization. (c) 2010 by The University of Chicago. All rights reserved.

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Article provided by University of Chicago Press in its journal Journal of Political Economy.

Volume (Year): 118 (2010)
Issue (Month): 4 (08)
Pages: 747-786

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