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Foreign competition and wage inequality

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The author argues that increased foreign competition can affect technical choice and skill differentials even when actual imports do not rise significantly. A model is presented of general oligopolistic equilibrium (GOLE) in which a reduction in import barriers (whether technological or policy–imposed) encourages more strategic investment by incumbent firms. The predictions accord with many of the stylized facts: higher skill premia; higher ratios of skilled to unskilled workers employed in a...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1111/1467-9396.00358

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Industrial Economics
Oxford college:
Merton College
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Economics
Publisher:
Blackwell Publishing Publisher's website
Journal:
Review of International Economics Journal website
Volume:
10
Issue:
4
Pages:
680-693
Publication date:
2002-11-05
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EISSN:
1467-9396
ISSN:
0965-7576
URN:
uuid:cdad9c6e-c33e-4b24-b230-f2308234745f
Local pid:
ora:2130
Language:
English
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