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The export-occupation interface: the Chicago experience


  • Geoffrey J.D. Hewings
  • Graham R. Schindler
  • Philip R. Israilevich


The effect of exports on occupational demand is estimated. The notions of absorption and dissipating industries are introduced. Absorption industries form economic clusters that provide a mechanism to help explain the nature of regional changes as a result of the changes in exports

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  • Geoffrey J.D. Hewings & Graham R. Schindler & Philip R. Israilevich, 1998. "The export-occupation interface: the Chicago experience," Assessing the Midwest Economy GL-8, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.
  • Handle: RePEc:fip:fedhas:gl-8

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    1. Geoffrey J. D. Hewings & Philip R. Israilevich & Graham Schindler, 1995. "Chicago's economic transformation: past and future," Economic Perspectives, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, vol. 19(Sep), pages 2-9.
    2. Philip R. Israilevich & Ramamohan Mahidhara, 1990. "Chicago's economy: twenty years of structural change," Economic Perspectives, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, vol. 14(Mar), pages 15-23.
    3. Philip R. Israilevich & Ramamohan Mahidhara, 1991. "Hog butchers no longer: 20 years of employment change in metropolitan Chicago," Economic Perspectives, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, vol. 15(Mar), pages 2-13.
    4. J. David Richardson & Pamela J. Smith, 1995. "Sectoral Growth Across U.S. States: Factor Content, Linkages, and Trade," NBER Working Papers 5094, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
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    Chicago (Ill.); Exports; Labor market;


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