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Robert A. Blecker

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First Name:Robert
Middle Name:A.
Last Name:Blecker
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RePEc Short-ID:pbl96
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Department of Economics American University 4400 Massachusetts Ave., N.W. Washington, DC 20016-8029 USA
Terminal Degree:1987 Department of Economics; Stanford University (from RePEc Genealogy)

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Department of Economics
American University

Washington, District of Columbia (United States)
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4400 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Washington, DC, 20016-8029
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Working papers

  1. Blecker, Robert A. & Moreno Brid, Juan Carlos & Salat, Isabel, 2017. "Trumping the NAFTA renegotiation An alternative policy framework for Mexican-United States cooperation and economic convergence," Sede Subregional de la CEPAL en México (Estudios e Investigaciones) 42579, Naciones Unidas Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL).
  2. Robert A. Blecker, 2015. "Wage-led Versus Profit-led Demand Regimes: The Long and Short of It," Working Papers 2015-05, American University, Department of Economics.
  3. Robert A. Blecker, 2015. "International Trade and Development," Working Papers 2015-07, American University, Department of Economics.
  4. Robert A. Blecker, 2015. "Integration, Productivity, and Inclusion in Mexico: A Macro Perspective," Working Papers 2015-06, American University, Department of Economics.
  5. Robert Blecker, 2014. "Structural Change, the Real Exchange Rate, and the Balance of Payments in Mexico, 1960-2012," Working Papers 2014-01, American University, Department of Economics.
  6. Robert A. Blecker, 2013. "Economic Stagnation in the United States: Underlying Causes and Global Consequences," Working Papers 2013-16, American University, Department of Economics.
  7. Robert A. Blecker & Carlos A. Ibarra, 2013. "Trade liberalization and the balance of payments constraint with intermediate imports: the case of Mexico revisited," Working Papers 2013-02, American University, Department of Economics.
  8. Robert A. Blecker, 2012. "Stolper-Samuelson Revisited: Trade and Distribution with Oligopolistic Profits," Working Papers 2012-06, American University, Department of Economics.
  9. Robert A. Blecker & Gerardo Esquivel, 2012. "Trade and the Development Gap," Working Papers 2012-09, American University, Department of Economics.
  10. Robert A. Blecker & Carlos A. Ibarra, 2012. "Does the Balance of Payments Constraint Explain the Slowdown in Mexican Economic Growth after Trade Liberalization?," Working Papers 2012-10, American University, Department of Economics.
  11. Robert A. Blecker, 2010. "Open economy models of distribution and growth," Working Papers 2010-03, American University, Department of Economics.
  12. Robert A. Blecker, 2009. "Comercio, Empleo y Distribución: Efectos de la Integración Regional y Global," Working Papers 2009-21, American University, Department of Economics.
  13. Robert A. Blecker & Arslan Razmi, 2009. "Export-led growth, real exchange rates and the fallacy of composition," Working Papers 2009-22, American University, Department of Economics.
  14. Robert A. Blecker, 2009. "Long-Run Growth in Open Economies: Export-Led Cumulative Causation or a Balance-of-Payments Constraint?," Working Papers 2009-23, American University, Department of Economics.
  15. Robert A. Blecker & Gerardo Esquivel, 2009. "NAFTA, Trade, and Development," Working Papers 2009-24, American University, Department of Economics.
  16. Robert A. Blecker, 2008. "External Shocks, Structural Change, and Economic Growth in Mexico 1979–2006," Working Papers 2008-04, American University, Department of Economics.
  17. Robert A. Blecker & Mario Seccareccia, 2008. "Would a North American monetary union protect Canada and Mexico against the ravages of “Dutch disease”?," Working Papers 2008-07, American University, Department of Economics.
  18. Robert A. Blecker & Arslan Razmi, 2007. "The Fallacy of Composition and Contractionary Devaluations: The Output Impact of Real Exchange Rate Shocks in Developing Countries that Export Manufactures," Working Papers 2007-02, American University, Department of Economics.
  19. Blecker, Robert A., 2007. "Mecanismos para enfrentar las asimetrías sociales y económicas en el proceso de integración en América Latina y el Caribe: el caso de América del Norte," Documentos de Proyectos 4201, Naciones Unidas Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL).
  20. Robert A. Blecker & Arslan Razmi, 2006. "Unpublished Statistical Appendix to: Price Competition and the Fallacy of Composition in Developing Country Exports of Manufactures: Estimates of Short-Run Growth Effects," Working Papers 2006-11, American University, Department of Economics.
  21. Robert A. Blecker, 2006. "Macroeconomic and Structural Constraints on Export-Led Growth in Mexico," Working Papers 2006-05, American University, Department of Economics.
  22. Robert A. Blecker, 2006. "The Economic Consequences of Dollar Appreciation for US Manufacturing Investment: A Time-Series Analysis," Working Papers 2006-07, American University, Department of Economics.
  23. Arslan Razmi & Robert Blecker, 2005. "Price Competition and the Fallacy of Composition in Developing Country Exports of Manufactures: Estimates of Short-Run Growth Effects," UMASS Amherst Economics Working Papers 2005-18, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Department of Economics, revised Sep 2006.
  24. Arslan Razmi & Robert Blecker, 2005. "Developing Country Exports of Manufactures: Moving Up the Ladder to Escape the Fallacy of Composition?," UMASS Amherst Economics Working Papers 2005-02, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Department of Economics, revised May 2006.
  25. Robert A. Blecker, 1998. "International Capital Mobility, Macroeconomic Imbalances, and the Risk of Global Contraction," SCEPA working paper series. SCEPA's main areas of research are macroeconomic policy, inequality and poverty, and globalization. 1998-10, Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis (SCEPA), The New School, revised Nov 2000.
  26. Robert E. Scott & Robert A. Blecker, 1996. "Labor Rents, Ajustment Costs, and the Cost of U.S. Steel Trade Restraints in the 1980s," International Trade 9604001, EconWPA, revised 25 Apr 1996.
  27. Robert A. Blecker, 1996. "NAFTA, the Peso Crisis, and the Contradictions of the Mexican Economic Growth Strategy," SCEPA working paper series. SCEPA's main areas of research are macroeconomic policy, inequality and poverty, and globalization. 1996-04, Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis (SCEPA), The New School.
  28. Blecker, Robert A., 1993. "On beyond NAFTA: employment, growth, and income distribution effects of a Western Hemisphere free trade area," Sede de la CEPAL en Santiago (Estudios e Investigaciones) 33947, Naciones Unidas Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL).

Articles

  1. Robert A. Blecker, 2016. "The debate over ‘Thirlwall's law’: balance-of-payments-constrained growth reconsidered," European Journal of Economics and Economic Policies: Intervention, Edward Elgar Publishing, vol. 13(3), pages 275-290, December.
  2. Carlos A. Ibarra & Robert A. Blecker, 2016. "Structural change, the real exchange rate and the balance of payments in Mexico, 1960–2012," Cambridge Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 40(2), pages 507-539.
  3. Robert A. Blecker, 2016. "The US economy since the crisis: slow recovery and secular stagnation," European Journal of Economics and Economic Policies: Intervention, Edward Elgar Publishing, vol. 13(2), pages 203-214, September.
  4. Robert A. Blecker, 2016. "Wage-led versus profit-led demand regimes: the long and the short of it," Review of Keynesian Economics, Edward Elgar Publishing, vol. 4(4), pages 373-390, October.
  5. Robert A. Blecker, 2015. "Book review: Marc Lavoie and Engelbert Stockhammer (eds), Wage-Led Growth: An Equitable Strategy for Economic Recovery (International Labour Organization and Palgrave Macmillan, Houndmills, Basingstok," Review of Keynesian Economics, Edward Elgar Publishing, vol. 3(2), pages 269-273, April.
  6. Robert A. Blecker, 2014. "The Mexican and U.S. Economies After Twenty Years of NAFTA," International Journal of Political Economy, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 43(2), pages 5-26, July.
  7. Blecker, Robert A. & Ibarra, Carlos A., 2013. "Trade liberalization and the balance of payments constraint with intermediate imports: The case of Mexico revisited," Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, Elsevier, vol. 25(C), pages 33-47.
  8. Robert A. Blecker, 2012. "Stolper–Samuelson Revisited: Trade And Distribution With Oligopolistic Profits," Metroeconomica, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 63(3), pages 569-598, July.
  9. Robert A. Blecker & Gerardo Esquivel, 2010. "NAFTA, Trade and Development (Robert A. Blecker and Gerardo Esquivel)," CESifo Forum, Ifo Institute - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich, vol. 11(4), pages 17-30, December.
  10. Robert A. Blecker, 2009. "Davidson on Keynes: the open economy dimension," Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 32(1), pages 19-41, September.
  11. Philip Arestis & Robert A. Blecker & Marica Frangakis & Marc Lavoie, 2009. "Special Symposium on "Financial instability and crisis"," European Journal of Economics and Economic Policies: Intervention, Edward Elgar Publishing, vol. 6(2), pages 174-202.
  12. Blecker, Robert A., 2009. "External Shocks, Structural Change, and Economic Growth in Mexico, 1979-2007," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 37(7), pages 1274-1284, July.
  13. Robert A. Blecker & Arslan Razmi, 2008. "The fallacy of composition and contractionary devaluations: output effects of real exchange rate shocks in semi-industrialised countries," Cambridge Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 32(1), pages 83-109, January.
  14. Arslan Razmi & Robert Blecker, 2008. "Developing Country Exports of Manufactures: Moving Up the Ladder to Escape the Fallacy of Composition?," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 44(1), pages 21-48.
  15. Robert A. Blecker, 2007. "The Economic Consequences of Dollar Appreciation for US Manufacturing Investment: A Time-Series Analysis," International Review of Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 21(4), pages 491-517.
  16. Robert Blecker, 2003. "Why the Dollar Needs to Fall Further," Challenge, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 46(5), pages 15-36.
  17. Robert A. Blecker, 2003. "The North American Economies After NAFTA : A Critical Appraisal," International Journal of Political Economy, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 33(3), pages 5-27.
  18. Blecker, Robert A & Seguino, Stephanie, 2002. "Macroeconomic Effects of Reducing Gender Wage Inequality in an Export-Oriented, Semi-industrialized Economy," Review of Development Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 6(1), pages 103-119, February.
  19. Blecker, Robert A., 2000. "The Balance-of-Payments-Constrained Growth Model and the Limits to Export-Led Growth," East Asian Economic Review, Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, vol. 4(4), pages 79-108, December.
  20. Robert A. Blecker, 1998. "International Competitiveness, Relative Wages, and the Balance-Of-Payments Constraint," Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 20(4), pages 495-526, July.
  21. Blecker, Robert A, 1997. "The 'Unnatural and Retrograde Order': Adam Smith's Theories of Trade and Development Reconsidered," Economica, London School of Economics and Political Science, vol. 64(255), pages 527-537, August.
  22. Robert Scott & Robert Blecker, 1997. "Labour Rents, Adjustment Costs and the Cost of US Steel Trade Restraints in the 1980s," International Review of Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 11(3), pages 399-419.
  23. Blecker, Robert A., 1996. "The new economic integration: Structuralist models of North-South trade and investment liberalization," Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, Elsevier, vol. 7(3), pages 321-345, September.
  24. Robert A. Blecker, 1992. "Structural Roots of U.S. Trade Problems: Income Elasticities, Secular Trends, and Hysteresis," Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 14(3), pages 321-346, March.
  25. Robert A. Blecker, 1990. "The Consumption Binge Is a Myth," Challenge, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 33(3), pages 22-30, May.
  26. Blecker, Robert A, 1989. "International Competition, Income Distribution and Economic Growth," Cambridge Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 13(3), pages 395-412, September.
  27. Blecker, Robert A., 1989. "The dynamics of a capitalist economy: A multisectoral approach : Richard M. Goodwin and Lionello F. Punzo(Westview Press, Boulder, and Basil Blackwell, Oxford, 1987) pp. xiv + 402, $48.50," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 12(1), pages 149-153, August.
  28. Robert A. Blecker, 1989. "Markup Pricing, Import Competition, and the Decline of the American Steel Industry," Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 12(1), pages 70-87, September.

Chapters

  1. Robert A. Blecker & Arslan Razmi, 2010. "Export-led Growth, Real Exchange Rates and the Fallacy of Composition," Chapters,in: Handbook of Alternative Theories of Economic Growth, chapter 19 Edward Elgar Publishing.
  2. Robert A. Blecker, 2002. "Distribution, Demand and Growth in Neo-Kaleckian Macro-Models," Chapters,in: The Economics of Demand-Led Growth, chapter 8 Edward Elgar Publishing.

Books

  1. Blecker, Robert A. & Spriggs, William E., 1995. "Beyond NAFTA: employment, growth, and income-distribution effects of a Western Hemisphere free trade area," Coediciones, Naciones Unidas Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL), number 1455.
  2. Blecker, Robert A. & Spriggs, William E., 1995. "Más allá del ALCAN: efectos de una zona de libre comercio del Hemisferio Occidental, sobre el empleo, el crecimiento y la distribución de los ingresos," Coediciones, Naciones Unidas Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL), number 1516.

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  1. NEP-MAC: Macroeconomics (5) 2006-05-20 2006-05-20 2008-11-04 2009-12-05 2015-07-18. Author is listed
  2. NEP-OPM: Open Economy Macroeconomics (5) 2008-11-04 2009-12-05 2010-02-27 2013-01-26 2014-02-15. Author is listed
  3. NEP-FDG: Financial Development & Growth (4) 2009-12-05 2009-12-05 2009-12-05 2010-02-27
  4. NEP-INT: International Trade (4) 2005-11-05 2014-02-15 2015-07-18 2017-12-18
  5. NEP-DEV: Development (3) 2006-05-20 2008-11-04 2009-12-05
  6. NEP-PKE: Post Keynesian Economics (3) 2006-05-20 2008-11-04 2009-12-05
  7. NEP-IFN: International Finance (2) 2006-05-20 2009-12-05
  8. NEP-EFF: Efficiency & Productivity (1) 2015-07-18
  9. NEP-FMK: Financial Markets (1) 2006-05-20
  10. NEP-HIS: Business, Economic & Financial History (1) 2013-01-26
  11. NEP-MON: Monetary Economics (1) 2008-11-04
  12. NEP-REG: Regulation (1) 2006-05-20
  13. NEP-SOG: Sociology of Economics (1) 2014-02-15

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