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Migration, FDI, and the Margins of Trade

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  • James Anderson

The present study develops a simple analytically solvable heterogeneous firm model of trade, investment and migration; where foreign direct investment, international trade and labour migration are determined simultaneously. We estimate the theoretical model based on micro data for 4.5 million companies from the OECD countries. Our estimates confirm that entry costs and firm heterogeneity largely determine the flows of foreign direct investment, international trade and labour migration.

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Paper provided by Economics and Econometrics Research Institute (EERI), Brussels in its series EERI Research Paper Series with number EERI_RP_2001_05.

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Length: 32 pages
Date of creation: 05 May 2001
Handle: RePEc:eei:rpaper:eeri_rp_2001_05
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