Rules for Border-Crossing Factor Movements
This paper analyzes rules for international factor movements, i.e. real capital flows together with the relocation of firms, the flow of technology and the migration of people. These rules have to make sure that individuals, individual countries as well as the world economy benefit from factor flows. They also define whether factors are accumulated, for instance whether new technology is found. Except for TRIMS, an international investment code has not been established. Conventions have been introduced to ease patent applications. TRIPS protects intellectual property. Rules for labor migration relate to the right of exit and to conditions of entry. Factor movements are interdependent among themselves and with trade. This implies a pecking order between trade, capital flows and migration.
|Date of creation:||Oct 2007|
|Date of revision:|
|Contact details of provider:|| Postal: Kiellinie 66, D-24105 Kiel|
Phone: +49 431 8814-1
Fax: +49 431 85853
Web page: http://www.ifw-kiel.de
More information through EDIRC
Please report citation or reference errors to , or , if you are the registered author of the cited work, log in to your RePEc Author Service profile, click on "citations" and make appropriate adjustments.:
- Horst Siebert, 2006.
"Locational Competition: A Neglected Paradigm in the International Division of Labour,"
The World Economy,
Wiley Blackwell, vol. 29(2), pages 137-159, 02.
- Siebert, Horst, 2005. "Locational competition: A neglected paradigm in the international division of labour," Kiel Working Papers 1258, Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW).
- Horst Siebert, 2005. "Locational Competition – A Neglected Paradigm in the International Division of Labour," Kiel Working Papers 1258, Kiel Institute for the World Economy.
When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:kie:kieliw:1381. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Dieter Stribny)
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.