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The impact of Chinese import penetration on Danish firms and workers

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The impact of imports from low-wage countries on domestic labor market outcomes has been a hotly debated issue for decades. The recent surge in imports from China has reignited this debate. Since the 1980s several developed economies have experienced contemporaneous increases in the volume of imports and in the wage gap between high- and low-skilled workers. However, the literature has not been able to document a strong causal relationship between imports and the wage gap. Instead, past s...

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University of Oxford
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Department of Economics Discussion Paper Series
Publication date:
2014-04-30
Paper number:
703
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514853
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2020-12-14

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