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What's Trade Got to Do with It? Relative Demand for Skills within Swedish Manufacturing

In: INTERNATIONAL TRADE, DISTRIBUTION AND DEVELOPMENT Empirical Studies of Trade Policies

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  • Paul Brenton
  • Eva Oscarsson

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The following sections are included:IntroductionSkill Upgrading in Swedish ManufacturingThe Empirical ModelEconometric ResultsConclusions and Policy ImplicationsData Appendix

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  • Robert Anderton & Paul Brenton & Eva Oscarsson, 2014. "What's Trade Got to Do with It? Relative Demand for Skills within Swedish Manufacturing," World Scientific Book Chapters, in: INTERNATIONAL TRADE, DISTRIBUTION AND DEVELOPMENT Empirical Studies of Trade Policies, chapter 10, pages 205-227, World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd..
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    Trade; Economic Development; Empirical Studies; Modelling;
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    • J31 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs - - - Wage Level and Structure; Wage Differentials
    • O33 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights - - - Technological Change: Choices and Consequences; Diffusion Processes

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