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Imports, Exports, and Jobs: What Does Trade Mean for Employment and Job Loss?

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  • Lori G. Kletzer

    (University of California, Santa Cruz)

Abstract

Kletzer adds to our understanding of the magnitude of the costs and benefits of free trade. She presents a focused examination of the relationship between changes in international trade, employment, and job displacement for a sample of U.S. manufacturing industries. The link between international trade and domestic jobs is also explored through studies of both net and gross employment job change.

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  • Lori G. Kletzer, 2002. "Imports, Exports, and Jobs: What Does Trade Mean for Employment and Job Loss?," Books from Upjohn Press, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, number iej, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:upj:ubooks:iej
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    Keywords

    trade; international trade; free trade; job loss; worker dislocation; NAFTA;

    JEL classification:

    • F13 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Trade Policy; International Trade Organizations
    • F16 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Trade and Labor Market Interactions

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