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CEP Discussion Paper
UK Trade and FDI: A Post-Brexit Perspective Swati Dhingra, Gianmarco Ottaviano, Veronica Rappoport, Thomas Sampson and Catherine Thomas June 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1487:
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JEL Classification: F02; F13


Tags: brexit; uk trade; uk fdi; negotiations

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Costs and Benefits of Leaving the EU: Trade Effects Swati Dhingra, Hanwei Huang, Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano, Joao Paulo Pessoa, Thomas Sampson and John Van Reenen April 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1478:
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JEL Classification: F13;F15;F17


Tags: trade; brexit; general equilibrium

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CEP Discussion Paper
Multi-Product Firms and Product Quality Kalina Manova and Zhihong Yu
February 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1469:
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JEL Classification: D22; F10; F12; F14; L10; L11; L15


Tags: trade; trade reforms; multi-product firms; product quality; export prices

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CentrePiece Article
Spain's response to Brexit Luis Garicano
December 2016
Paper No' CEPCP491:
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CentrePiece 21 (3) Winter 2016


Tags: spain; uk; brexit; trade

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CEP Discussion Paper
Financial System Architecture and the Patterns of International Trade Emmanuel Amissah, Spiros Bougheas, Fabrice Defever and Rod Falvey September 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1448:
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JEL Classification: F10; G20; G21


Tags: financial systems; trade patterns; banks; direct finance

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CEP Discussion Paper
Product Mix and Firm Productivity Responses to Trade Competition Thierry Mayer, Marc J. Melitz and Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano
July 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1442:
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Tags: productivity; trade; competition

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CEP BREXIT Analysis
BREXIT 2016: Policy Analysis from the Centre for Economic Performance Holger Breinlich, Swati Dhingra, Saul Estrin, Hanwei Huang, Gianmarco Ottaviano, Thomas Sampson, John Van Reenen and Jonathan Wadsworth June 2016
Paper No' CEPBREXIT08:
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Tags: brexit; eu referendum; uk economy; uk politics; trade; foreign investment; growth; productivity; immigration; wages; labour

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CEP Discussion Paper
Production Networks, Geography and Firm Performance Andrew B. Bernard, Andreas Moxnes and Yukiko U. Saito
June 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1435:
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JEL Classification: F14; D22; D85; L10; L14; R12


Tags: production networks; trade; productivity; infrastructure

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Highways, Market Access and Urban Growth in China Nathaniel Baum-Snow, Loren Brandt, J. Vernon Henderson, Matthew A. Turner and Qinghua Zhang June 2016
Paper No' SERCDP0200:
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JEL Classification: F10; N65


Tags: construction; china; ricardian trade models

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CEP Discussion Paper
Protectionism through Exporting: Subsidies with Export Share Requirements in China Fabrice Defever and Alejandro Riaño
May 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1431:
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JEL Classification: F12; F13; O47


Tags: export share requirements; export subsidies; trade policy; heterogeneous firms; china

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CEP Discussion Paper
Exporter Dynamics and Partial-Year Effects Andrew B. Bernard, Renzo Massari, Jose-Daniel Reyes and Daria Taglioni
May 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1430:
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JEL Classification: F14; C81; D22


Tags: export entry; export growth; margins of trade; heterogeneous firms

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CEP Discussion Paper
Estimating Border Effects: The Impact of Spatial Aggregation Cletus C. Coughlin and Dennis Novy
May 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1429:
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JEL Classification: F10; F15; R12


Tags: gravity; geography; borders; trade costs; heterogeneity; home bias; spatial attenuation; modifiable areal unit problem (maup)

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CEP Discussion Paper
Two-sided heterogeneity and Trade Andrew B. Bernard, Andreas Moxnes and Karen Helene Ulltveit-Moe
April 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1426:
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JEL Classification: F10; F12; F14


Tags: heterogeneous firms; exporters; importers; sourcing costs; trade elasticity

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CEP BREXIT Analysis
The UK Treasury analysis of 'The long-term economic impact of EU membership and the alternatives': CEP Commentary Swati Dhingra, Gianmarco Ottaviano, Thomas Sampson and John Van Reenen April 2016
Paper No' CEPBREXIT04:
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Tags: brexit; hm treasury; eu referendum; uk politics; uk economy; europe; trade; canada

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CEP BREXIT Analysis
The impact of Brexit on foreign investment in the UK Swati Dhingra, Gianmarco Ottaviano, Thomas Sampson and John Van Reenen
April 2016
Paper No' CEPBREXIT03:
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Tags: #cepbrexit; foreign direct investment; manufacturing; european single market; brexit; eu; trade

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CEP Discussion Paper
Global Firms Andrew B. Bernard, J. Bradford Jensen, Stephen J. Redding and Peter K. Schott
April 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1420:
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JEL Classification: L11; L21; L25; L60


Tags: firm heterogeneity; international trade; multinationals; multi-product firms

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CEP BREXIT Analysis
The consequences of Brexit for UK trade and living standards Swati Dhingra, Gianmarco Ottaviano, Thomas Sampson and John Van Reenen March 2016
Paper No' CEPBREXIT02:
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Tags: #cepbrexit; trade; brexit; eu; european union; welfare

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CEP Discussion Paper
How have EU's Trade Agreements Impacted Consumers? Holger Breinlich, Swati Dhingra and Gianmarco Ottaviano
March 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1417:
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Tags: trade agreements; eu; consumers

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CEP Discussion Paper
International Competition and Labor Market Adjustment Joao Paulo Pessoa
March 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1411:
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JEL Classification: F16; J62; J64


Tags: trade; unemployment; earnings; china

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CEP BREXIT Analysis
Life after Brexit : What are the UK’s options outside the European Union? Swati Dhingra and Thomas Sampson
February 2016
Paper No' CEPBREXIT01:
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Tags: brexit; trade; european union; welfare; eu; #cepbrexit

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Trade and Frictional Unemployment in the Global Economy Céline Carrère, Anja Grujovic and Frédéric Robert-Nicoud
December 2015
Paper No' SERCDP0189:
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JEL Classification: F15; F16; F17; J64


Tags: labor market frictions; unemployment; trade

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CentrePiece Article
Immigration: the link to international trade in services Gianmarco Ottaviano and colleagues explore the relationship between two notable features of globalisation Gianmarco Ottaviano, Giovanni Peri and Greg C. Wright
November 2015
Paper No' CEPCP459:
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CentrePiece 20 (2) Autumn 2015


Tags: immigration; services trade


This article summarises 'Immigration, Trade and Productivity in Services: Evidence from UK Firms' by Gianmarco Ottaviano, Giovanni Peri and Greg Wright, CEP Discussion Paper No. 1353
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CEP Discussion Paper
Merger Policy in a Quantitative Model of International Trade Holger Breinlich, Volker Nocke and Nicolas Schutz
October 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1378:
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JEL Classification: F12; F13; L13; L44


Tags: mergers and acquisitions; merger policy; trade policy; oligopoly; international trade

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CEP Discussion Paper
How Firms Export: Processing vs. Ordinary Trade with Financial Frictions Kalina Manova and Zhihong Yu
October 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1377:
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JEL Classification: F10; F13; F14; F23; F34; G32


Tags: china; trade regime; processing trade; global value chain; credit constraints; heterogeneous firms

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CEP Discussion Paper
Relational Contracts and Supplier Turnover in the Global Economy Fabrice Defever, Christian Fischer and Jens Suedekum
October 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1375:
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JEL Classification: D23; L23; F23


Tags: firm organization; input sourcing; relational contracts; supplier search; processing trade; china

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CEP Discussion Paper
Intrafirm Trade and Vertical Fragmentation in U.S. Multinational Corporations Natalia Ramondo, Veronica Rappoport and Kim J. Ruhl September 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1371:
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JEL Classification: F12; F14; L11; L25


Tags: intrafirm trade; multinational corporations; international value chains

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CEP Discussion Paper
Diversification through Trade Francesco Caselli, Miklos Koren, Milan Lisicky and Silvana Tenreyro
August 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1388:
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JEL Classification: E32; F4; F41; F44; F6; F62


Tags: international trade; diversification; gdp

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CEP Discussion Paper
Immigration, Trade and Productivity in Services: Evidence from UK Firms Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano, Giovanni Peri and Greg C. Wright May 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1353:
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JEL Classification: F16; F10; F22; F23


Tags: immigration; services trade

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CEP Discussion Paper
Retail Globalization and Household Welfare: Evidence from Mexico David Atkin, Benjamin Faber and Marco Gonzalez-Navarro
May 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1351:
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JEL Classification: F15; F23; F63; O24


Tags: supermarket revolution; foreign direct investment; gains from trade

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CEP Election Analysis
Should We Stay or Should We Go? The economic consequences of leaving the EU Swati Dhingra, Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano and Thomas Sampson March 2015
Paper No' CEPEA022:
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JEL Classification: F13;F17;F60


Tags: trade; european union; welfare; brexit; #electioneconomics; government policy; 2015 general election

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CEP Discussion Paper
Asymmetric Industrial Energy Prices and International Trade Antoine Dechezleprêtre and Misato Sato
March 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1337:
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JEL Classification: F18; F14; Q56


Tags: energy prices; international trade; carbon taxes

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CentrePiece Article
TTIP: is free trade coming to the North Atlantic? Dennis Novy
January 2015
Paper No' CEPCP437:
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CentrePiece 19 (3) Winter 2015


Tags: transatlantic trade; globalisation; free trade; europe; usa

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CEP Occasional Paper
Knowledge-based Hierarchies: Using Organizations to Understand the Economy Luis Garicano and Esteban Rossi-Hansberg
October 2014
Paper No' CEPOP43:
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Tags: knowledge; hierarchies; wage inequality; international trade

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CEP Discussion Paper
From Selling Goods to Selling Services: Firm Responses to Trade Liberalization Holger Breinlich, Anson Soderbery and Greg C. Wright September 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1303:
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JEL Classification: F12; F15; F23


Tags: services trade; trade liberalization

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CEP Discussion Paper
European Integration and the Gains from Trade Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano
September 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1301:
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JEL Classification: F10; F15; F17


Tags: gains from trade; european integration; quantitative trade models; gravity equations; structural estimation

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CEP Discussion Paper
Gone for Good? Subsidies with Export Share Requirements in China: 2002-2013 Fabrice Defever and Alejandro Riaño
July 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1287:
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JEL Classification: F12; F13; O47


Tags: trade policy; export subsidies; export share requirements; china

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CEP Discussion Paper
Winners and Losers from a Commodities-for-Manufactures Trade Boom Francisco Costa, Jason Garred and Joao Paulo Pessoa
May 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1269:
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JEL Classification: F14; F16; O17; Q17


Tags: china; trade; commodities-for manufactures; wages; employment; informality

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CEP Discussion Paper
Trade and Uncertainty Dennis Novy and Alan M. Taylor
May 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1266:
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JEL Classification: E3; F1


Tags: uncertainty shock; trade collapse; inventory; real options; imports; intermediates

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CEP Discussion Paper
Trapped Factors and China's Impact on Global Growth Nicholas Bloom, Paul Romer, Stephen Terry and John Van Reenen
March 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1261:
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JEL Classification: D92; E22; D8; C23


Tags: innovation; trade; china; endogenous growth

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CEP Discussion Paper
Missing Gains from Trade? Marc J. Melitz and Stephen J. Redding
January 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1254:
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JEL Classification: F10; F11; F15


Tags: productivity; sequential production; welfare gains from trade

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Cheap Imports and the Loss of U.S. Manufacturing Jobs Abigail Cooke, Thomas Kemeny and David Rigby
November 2013
Paper No' SERCDP0148:
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JEL Classification: F14; F15; F16; F6; J31


Tags: international trade; import competition; job loss; inequality; manufacturing

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CEP Discussion Paper
Trade Integration, Market Size and Industrialization: Evidence from China's National Trunk Highway System Benjamin Faber
October 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1244:
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JEL Classification: F12; F15; O18; R12


Tags: trade integration; industrialization; road infrastructure


This paper has been published as:
Review of Economic Studies, Volume 81, Issue 3, July 2014
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CEP Discussion Paper
Firm Heterogeneity and Aggregate Welfare Marc J. Melitz and Stephen J. Redding
April 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1200:
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JEL Classification: F12; F15


Tags: firm heterogeneity; welfare gains from trade

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CEP Discussion Paper
A Trapped Factors Model of Innovation Nicholas Bloom, Paul Romer, Stephen Terry and John Van Reenen
February 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1189:
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JEL Classification: O33; F16; O38; J33


Tags: trade; innovation; china

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CEP Discussion Paper
Free Trade Aggreements and the Consolidation of Democracy Xuepeng Liu and Emanuel Ornelas
January 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1184:
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JEL Classification: F13; D72; F53; F15


Tags: regionalism; rent destruction; political regimes; trade liberalization

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CEP Discussion Paper
China's Pure Exporter Subsidies Fabrice Defever and Alejandro Riaño
December 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1182:
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JEL Classification: F12; F13; O47


Tags: trade policy; export subsidies; heterogeneous firms; china

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CEP Discussion Paper
Selection Effects with Heterogeneous Firms Monika Mrázová and J. Peter Neary
October 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1174:
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JEL Classification: F23; F15; F12


Tags: foreign direct investment (fdi); heterogeneous firms; proximity-concentration trade-off; r&d with threshold effects; super- and sub-convexity; supermodularity

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CEP Discussion Paper
Exporters, Importers and Credit Constraints Mirabelle Muûls
October 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1169:
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JEL Classification: F10; F14; G01; G20


Tags: credit constraints; international trade; firms’ heterogeneity; imports; exports

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CEP Discussion Paper
Is the International Border Effect Larger than the Domestic Border Effect? Evidence from U.S. Trade Cletus C. Coughlin and Dennis Novy September 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1162:
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JEL Classification: F10; F15


Tags: international border; intranational home bias; domestic border; gravity; trade costs; distance

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Trade Liberalisation Does Not Always Raise Wage Premia: Evidence from Ugandan Districts Massimiliano Calì
June 2012
Paper No' SERCDP0114:
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JEL Classification: F10; F14; F16; O12; O15


Tags: returns to education; wage inequality; uganda; trade; market reforms

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CEP Discussion Paper
Selection into Trade and Wage Inequality Thomas Sampson
June 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1152:
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JEL Classification: F16; J31


Tags: wage inequality; matching; technology; skills; trade

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CEP Discussion Paper
Goods Trade, Factor Mobility and Welfare Stephen J. Redding
April 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1140:
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JEL Classification: F11; F12; F16


Tags: international trade; factor mobility; welfare gains from trade

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CEP Discussion Paper
Trade and Inequality: From Theory to Estimation Elhanan Helpman, Oleg Itskhoki, Marc-Andreas Muendler and Stephen Redding
April 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1138:
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JEL Classification: F12; F16; E24


Tags: wage inequality; international trade

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CEP Discussion Paper
Intermediaries in International Trade: Direct Versus Indirect Modes of Export Andrew B. Bernard, Marco Grazzi and Chiara Tomasi March 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1137:
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JEL Classification: D22; F12; F14; L22; L23


Tags: heterogeneous firms; international trade; intermediation; wholesalers; export entry costs; product adding and dropping; exchange rates

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CEP Discussion Paper
Global Value Chains During the Great Trade Collapse: A Bullwhip Effect? Carlo Altomonte, Filippo Di Mauro, Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano, Armando Rungi and Vincent Vicard February 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1131:
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JEL Classification: F23; F15; L22


Tags: trade collapse; multinational firms; global value chains; hierarchies of firms; vertical integration

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CEP Discussion Paper
Agglomeration, Trade and Selection Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano
February 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1129:
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JEL Classification: F12; R11; R12


Tags: agglomeration; trade; heterogeneity; selection; economic geography

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Determinants of Intrafirm Trade: Evidence from French Firms Gregory Corcos, Delphine M. Irac, Giordano Mion and Thierry Verdier January 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1119:
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JEL Classification: F23; F12; F19


Tags: intrafirm trade; outsourcing; firm heterogeneity; incomplete contracts; internationalization strategies; quality of institutions; extensive margin; intensive margin

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CEP Discussion Paper
Preferential Trade Agreements and the Labor Market Emanuel Ornelas
January 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1117:
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JEL Classification: F16; F15; F13


Tags: trade liberalization; unemployment; trade diversion; labor frictions

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CEP Discussion Paper
Gravity Redux: Measuring International Trade Costs with Panel Data Dennis Novy
January 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1114:
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JEL Classification: F10; F15


Tags: trade costs; gravity; multilateral resistance; ricardian trade; heterogeneous firms

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CEP Discussion Paper
Spatial Frictions Kristian Behrens, Giordano Mion, Yasusada Murata and Jens Südekum
December 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1108:
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JEL Classification: F12; R12


Tags: trade frictions; urban frictions; productivity; city-size distribution; markups

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CEP Discussion Paper
Service Trade and Occupational Tasks: An Empirical Investigation Andrea Ariu and Giordano Mion
December 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1107:
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JEL Classification: F14; F16; O33; L80


Tags: trade in services; extensive margin; occupational tasks; technological change

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CEP Discussion Paper
Trading Away Wide Brands for Cheap Brands Swati Dhingra
December 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1103:
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JEL Classification: F10; F14; M37; N80


Tags: brands; trade; manufacturing; heterogeneous firms; thailand

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CEP Discussion Paper
A Many-Country Model of Industrialization Holger Breinlich and Alejandro Cuñat
September 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1082:
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JEL Classification: F11; F12; F14; O14


Tags: industrialization; economic geography; international trade

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CEP Discussion Paper
Managerial Incentives and Compensation in a Global Market Yanhui Wu
August 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1066:
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JEL Classification: D2; F1; J3; L1


Tags: trade; heterogeneous firms; pay contracts; managerial incentives; managerial compensation; wage inequality

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CEP Occasional Paper
Wage Inequality,Technology and Trade: 21st Century Evidence John Van Reenen
May 2011
Paper No' CEPOP28:
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JEL Classification: J23;J24;O33


Tags: wage inequality; technology; trade; polarization

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CEP Discussion Paper
International Trade Without CES: Estimating Translog Gravity Dennis Novy
December 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1031:
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JEL Classification: F11; F12; F15


Tags: translog; gravity; trade costs; distance; trade cost elasticity

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CEP Discussion Paper
Trade and Labor Market Outcomes Elhanan Helpman, Oleg Itskhoki and Stephen Redding
December 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1028:
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JEL Classification: F12; F16; J64


Tags: inequality; unemployment; trade; labour market policy

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CEP Discussion Paper
Is the WTO Article XXIV Bad? Monika Mrázová, David Vines and Ben Zissimos
November 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1021:
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JEL Classification: F02; F13; F15


Tags: coalition formation game; customs union; protection; trade block; trade liberalization

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CEP Discussion Paper
Trade Union Membership and Influence 1999-2009 Alex Bryson and John Forth
September 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1003:
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JEL Classification: J51; J31; L25


Tags: trade unions; wages; holidays; workplace performance

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CEP Discussion Paper
Trade as an Engine of Creative Destruction: Mexican Experience with Chinese Competition Leonardo Iacovone, Ferdinand Rauch and L. Alan Winters September 2010
Paper No' CEPDP0999:
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JEL Classification: F14; L11


Tags: china; mexico; multi-product-firm; trade shock

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CEP Discussion Paper
Productivity Spreads, Market Power Spreads and Trade Ralf Martin
September 2010
Paper No' CEPDP0997:
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JEL Classification: C81; D24; L11; L25


Tags: trade policy; productivity measurement; imperfect competition; productivity dispersion; productivity spread

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CEP Discussion Paper
Trade Crisis? What Trade Crisis? Kristian Behrens, Gregory Corcos and Giordano Mion
August 2010
Paper No' CEPDP0995:
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JEL Classification: F01; F10; F14.


Tags: trade crisis; trade collapse; margins of trade; firm-level analysis; belgium.

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CEP Discussion Paper
Theories of Heterogeneous Firms and Trade Stephen Redding
August 2010
Paper No' CEPDP0994:
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JEL Classification: F12; F16; L22


Tags: heterogeneous firms; international trade; within-industry reallocation; selection into exporting

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CentrePiece Article
Regional trade agreements: blessing or burden? Caroline Freund and Emanuel Ornelas
July 2010
Paper No' CEPCP313:
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CentrePiece 15 (1) Summer 2010


Tags: regional trade; trade negotiations; regionalism

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CEP Discussion Paper
Currency Unions in Prospect and Retrospect J. M. C. Santos Silva and Silvana Tenreyro
June 2010
Paper No' CEPDP0986:
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JEL Classification: F00; F02; F15; F31; F42


Tags: currency union; integration; exchange rage; trade

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Determinants of Vertical Integration in Export Processing: Theory and Evidence from China Ana Fernandes and Heiwai Tang
May 2010
Paper No' CEPDP0980:
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JEL Classification: F14; F23; L14; L33


Tags: intrafirm trade; vertical integration; export processing; outsourcing

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CEP Discussion Paper
Intra-Firm Trade and Product Contractibility (Long Version) Andrew B. Bernard, J. Bradford Jensen, Stephen Redding and Peter K. Schott May 2010
Paper No' CEPDP0978:
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JEL Classification: F10; F23; L14; L23


Tags: related party trade; imports; contract theory; contractibility; intermedication; human capital; physical capital

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Regional Manufacturing Wages: Dancing to the Tune of Trade Shocks Filipe Lage de Sousa
April 2010
Paper No' SERCDP0046:
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JEL Classification: F12; F14; R12


Tags: economic geography; trade shocks; manufacturing wages

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CEP Discussion Paper
Sequential Exporting Facundo Albornoz, Hector Calvo-Pardo, Gregory Corcos and Emanuel Ornelas
March 2010
Paper No' CEPDP0974:
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JEL Classification: F10; D21; F13


Tags: export dynamics; trade liberalization; experimentation; uncertainty

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CEP Discussion Paper
Wholesalers and Retailers in U.S. Trade (Long Version) Andrew B. Bernard, J. Bradford Jensen, Stephen Redding and Peter K. Schott February 2010
Paper No' CEPDP0968:
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JEL Classification: F10; F14


Tags: wholesaler; retailer; intermediary; international trade

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CEP Discussion Paper
Wage Bargaining and the Boundaries of the Multinational Firm Maria Bas and Juan Carluccio
December 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0963:
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JEL Classification: F10; J52; L22


Tags: wage bargaining; trade unions; sourcing; multinational firms

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CEP Discussion Paper
Regional Trade Agreements Caroline Freund and Emanuel Ornelas
December 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0961:
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JEL Classification: F13; F15


Tags: regionalism; trade creation; trade diversion; external tariffs; trade liberalization

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CEP Discussion Paper
How Does Innovation Affect Worker Well-being? Erling Barth, Alex Bryson and Harald Dale-Olsen
October 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0953:
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JEL Classification: J28; J51; J81; L23; O31


Tags: innovation; well-being; job satisfaction; trade unions

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Productivity and Firm Selection: Quantifying the 'New' Gains from Trade Gregory Corocs, Massimo Del Gatto, Giordano Mion and G.I.P. Ottaviano October 2009
Paper No' SERCDP0028:
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JEL Classification: F12; R13


Tags: european integration; firm-level data; firm selection; gains from trade; total factor productivity

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CEP Discussion Paper
Participation in Organisations: Economic Approaches Almudena Cañibano and David Marsden
August 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0945:
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JEL Classification: J5; M54


Tags: labor-management relations; trade unions; collective bargaining; labor management; employee participation

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CEP Discussion Paper
Inequality and Unemployment in a Global Economy Elhanan Helpman, Oleg Itskhoki and Stephen Redding
July 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0940:
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JEL Classification: F12; F16; E24


Tags: wage inequality; international trade; risk; unemployment

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CEP Discussion Paper
The ASEAN Free Trade Agreement: Impact on Trade Flows and External Trade Barriers Hector Calvo-Pardo, Caroline Freund and Emanuel Ornelas May 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0930:
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JEL Classification: F13; F15


Tags: regionalism; external tariffs; trade liberalization; preferential trade agreements; asia

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CEP Discussion Paper
Employee Voice and Private Sector Workplace Outcomes in Britain, 1980-2004 Alex Bryson, Rafael Gomez, Tobias Kretschmer and P Willman April 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0924:
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JEL Classification: J24; J51; J52; J53; J63


Tags: employee voice; trade unions; productivity; industrial action; quits; labor-management relations

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CEP Discussion Paper
Unions and Workplace Performance in Britain and France Alex Bryson, John Forth and Patrice Laroche
April 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0920:
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JEL Classification: J51; L25


Tags: trade union; firm performance; france; britain

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CEP Discussion Paper
International Trade Integration: A Disaggregated Approach Natalie Chen and Dennis Novy
January 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0908:
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JEL Classification: F10; F15


Tags: trade integration; gravity; trade costs; multilateral resistance; industries; disaggregation; european union

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CEP Discussion Paper
Trade, Technology Adoption and Wage Inequalities: Theory and Evidence Maria Bas
December 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0902:
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JEL Classification: F10; F12;F41


Tags: firm heterogeneity; trade reforms; technology adoption; skill premium; plant panel data

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CEP Discussion Paper
Service Traders in the UK Holger Breinlich and Chiara Criscuolo
December 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0901:
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JEL Classification: F14; F19; F23


Tags: international trade; services; firm-level evidence

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CEP Discussion Paper
Protection and International Sourcing Emanuel Ornelas and John L. Turner
December 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0900:
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JEL Classification: F13; L23; D23


Tags: international trade; tariffs; hold-up problem; sourcing; organizational form

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CEP Discussion Paper
Trading Places: Employers, Unions and the Manufacture of Voice Alex Bryson, Rafael Gomez and P Willman
August 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0884:
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JEL Classification: J5; J51; J52; J53; L25; M54


Tags: worker voice; trade unions; quits; employment relations; labour productivity; financial performance; industrial action

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CEP Discussion Paper
A 'New Trade' Theory of GATT/WTO Negotiations Ralph Ossa
June 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0877:
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JEL Classification: F12; F13


Tags: trade negotiations; gatt; wto; new trade theory

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CEP Discussion Paper
Real Origins of the Great Depression: Monopoly Power, Unions and the American Business Cycle in the 1920s Monique Ebell and Albrecht Ritschl June 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0876:
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JEL Classification: E24; E27; J51; J64; N12; N22


Tags: trade unions; collective bargaining; great depression

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CEP Discussion Paper
Does Regionalism Affect Trade Liberalization Towards Non-Members? Antoni Estevadeordal, Caroline Freund and Emanuel Ornelas
May 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0868:
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JEL Classification: F13; F15


Tags: regionalism; external tariffs; trade liberalization

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CEP Discussion Paper
Union Decline in Britain David Blanchflower and Alex Bryson
April 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0864:
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JEL Classification: J51


Tags: trade unions; employment growth; financial performance; industrial relations

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CEP Discussion Paper
Tax Cuts in Open Economies Alejandro Cuñat, Szabolcs Deak and Marco Maffezzoli
March 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0860:
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JEL Classification: E13; E60; F11; F43; H20


Tags: international trade; heckscher-ohlin; dynamic macroeconomics; taxation; revenue estimation; laffer curve

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CEP Discussion Paper
International Trade, Minimum Quality Standards and the Prisoners' Dilemma Dimitra Petropoulou
February 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0858:
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JEL Classification: L13;F19;F13


Tags: standards; quality; international trade; standard coordination

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CEP Discussion Paper
Competing for Contacts: Network Competition, Trade Intermediation and Fragmented Duopoly Dimitra Petropoulou
February 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0854:
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JEL Classification: F10;C78;D43;D82;D83;L10


Tags: international trade; pairwise matching; information cost; intermediation; networks

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CEP Discussion Paper
A Swing-State Theory of Trade Protection in the Electoral College Mirabelle Muûls and Dimitra Petropoulou
February 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0849:
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JEL Classification: D72; D78; F13; R12


Tags: political economy; elections; electoral college; swing states; trade policy

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CEP Discussion Paper
Information Costs, Networks and Intermediation in International Trade Dimitra Petropoulou
February 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0848:
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JEL Classification: F10; C78; D43; D82; D83; L10


Tags: international trade; pairwise matching; information cost; intermediation; networks

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CEP Discussion Paper
A Simple Model of the Juggernaut Effect of Trade Liberalisation Richard E. Baldwin and Frédéric Robert-Nicoud
January 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0845:
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JEL Classification: F13; F15


Tags: trade policy; economic integration

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CEP Discussion Paper
Productivity and the Sourcing Modes of Multinational Firms: Evidence from French Firm-Level Data Fabrice Defever and Farid Toubal December 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0842:
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JEL Classification: F23; F14; L22; L23


Tags: productivity; incomplete contracts; intra-firm trade; outsourcing

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CEP Discussion Paper
Trust-Based Trade Luis Araujo and Emanuel Ornelas
August 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0820:
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JEL Classification: F10;F13;L14


Tags: international trade; export dynamics; contract enforcement

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CEP Discussion Paper
Freedom Fries Guy Michaels and Xiaojia Zhi
July 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0815:
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JEL Classification: J15; F14


Tags: trade; discrimination

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CEP Discussion Paper
Trade Liberalization, Outsourcing, and Firm Productivity Ralph Ossa
July 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0814:
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JEL Classification: F10; F12; L22; L25


Tags: trade liberalization; outsourcing; productivity

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CEP Discussion Paper
Firms in International Trade Andrew B. Bernard, J. Bradford Jensen, Stephen Redding and Peter K. Schott
May 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0795:
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JEL Classification: F12; F14; O10


Tags: economic geography; international trade

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CEP Discussion Paper
Offshoring: General Equilibrium Effects on Wages, Production and Trade Richard E. Baldwin and Frédéric Robert-Nicoud
May 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0794:
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JEL Classification: F02; F12; L22; R11


Tags: offshoring; shadow migration; inter-industry trade; intra-industry trade; trade theorems

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CEP Special Report
Changes in Wage Inequality Stephen Machin and John Van Reenen
April 2007
Paper No' CEPSP18:
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JEL Classification: L32;L33;J30


Tags: wage inequality; institutions; technology; trade

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CEP Discussion Paper
Inflation Premium and Oil Price Volatility Paul Castillo, Carlos Montoro and Vicente Tuesta
March 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0782:
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JEL Classification: E52; E42; E12; C63


Tags: second order solution; oil price shocks; endogenous trade-off

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CEP Discussion Paper
Union Organization in Great Britain Alex Bryson and P Willman
January 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0774:
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JEL Classification: J5; J51; J53; J54


Tags: british trade unions; union structure; union membership

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Effect of Trade on the Demand for Skill - Evidence from the Interstate Highway System Guy Michaels
December 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0772:
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JEL Classification: F16; J23; J31


Tags: skill premium; trade; highways

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CEP Discussion Paper
Consumption and Real Exchange Rates with Incomplete Markets and Non-Traded Goods Gianluca Benigno and Christoph Theonissen
December 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0771:
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JEL Classification: F31; F41


Tags: consumption-real exchange rate anomaly; incomplete financial markets; nontraded goods

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Effect of Trade Liberalization on Informality and Wages: Evidence from Mexico Benjamin Aleman-Castilla
December 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0763:
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JEL Classification: F00;F02;F14;F15;F16;J00;J21;J23;J31


Tags: trade liberalization; informality; wage differentials

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CEP Discussion Paper
Unions, Job Reductions and Job Security Guarantees: the Experience of British Employees Alex Bryson and Michael White
August 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0745:
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JEL Classification: J23; J45; J51; J63


Tags: job cuts; trade unions; job guarantees

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CEP Discussion Paper
Unions, Within-Workplace Job Cuts and Job Security Guarantees Alex Bryson and Michael White
July 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0733:
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JEL Classification: J23; J45; J51; J63


Tags: job cuts; trade unions; job guarantees

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CEP Discussion Paper
What Voice Do British Workers Want? Alex Bryson and Richard Freeman
July 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0731:
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JEL Classification: J51; J52; J53; J58


Tags: trades unions; worker voice; employment relations

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CEP Discussion Paper
Trade and Growth with Heterogeneous Firms Richard E. Baldwin and Frédéric Robert-Nicoud
June 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0727:
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JEL Classification: H32; P16


Tags: trade and endogenous growth; heterogeneous firms; dynamic versus static efficiency

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CEP Discussion Paper
Trade Liberalization and Industrial Restructuring through Mergers and Acquisitions Holger Breinlich
March 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0717:
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JEL Classification: F12; F15; L2; L4


Tags: mergers and acquisitions; trade liberalization; international trade; cusfta

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CEP Discussion Paper
Union Free-Riding in Britain and New Zealand Alex Bryson
January 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0713:
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JEL Classification: J50


Tags: free-riding; trade union; new zealand; britain

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CEP Discussion Paper
Chinese Unions: Nugatory or Transforming? An 'Alice' Analysis Jianwei Li and David Metcalf
December 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0708:
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JEL Classification: J5


Tags: china; trade unions; hainan province; collective contracts; collective disputes; membership

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Log of Gravity Joao Santos Silva and Silvana Tenreyro
July 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0701:
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JEL Classification: C13; C21; F10; F11; F12; F15


Tags: elasticities; gravity equation; heteroskedasticity; jensen's inequality; poisson regression; preferential-trade agreements

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CEP Discussion Paper
Factor Price Equality and the Economies of the United States Andrew B. Bernard, Stephen Redding and Peter K. Schott
July 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0696:
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JEL Classification: F16; J30; R23; C14


Tags: factor price equality; regional wages; neoclassical trade theory; labor market areas

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CEP Discussion Paper
Rising Trade Costs? Agglomeration and Trade with Endogenous Transaction Costs Gilles Duranton and Michael Storper
April 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0683:
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JEL Classification: D23; D24; R12


Tags: transaction costs; trade costs; transport costs; agglomeration; vertically linked industries

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CEP Discussion Paper
Can Comparative Advantage Explain the Growth of US Trade? Alejandro Cuñat and Marco Maffezzoli
January 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0669:
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JEL Classification: F1; F4


Tags: international trade; heckscher-ohlin

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CEP Discussion Paper
Comparative Advantage and Heterogeneous Firms Andrew B. Bernard, Stephen Redding and Peter K. Schott
August 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0643:
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JEL Classification: F11; F12; L11


Tags: heckscher-ohlin; international trade; inter-industry trade; intra-industry trade; trade costs; entry and exit

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CEP Discussion Paper
Timeliness, Trade and Agglomeration James Harrigan and Anthony J. Venables
February 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0616:
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JEL Classification: F1; L0


Tags: just- in-time; clustering; location; trade.

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Geography of UK International Trade Henry Overman and L. Alan Winters
January 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0606:
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JEL Classification: F15; F14; R12


Tags: uk trade; eec; economic geography

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CEP Discussion Paper
Looking for HRM/Union Substitution: Evidence from British Workplaces Stephen Machin and Stephen Wood
January 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0605:
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JEL Classification: J51


Tags: human resource management; trade unions

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Anatomy of Union Decline in Britain: 1990-1998 A Charlwood
December 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0601:
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JEL Classification: J5


Tags: labour management relations; trade unions; collective bargaining

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CEP Discussion Paper
Why Do Voice Regimes Differ? Alex Bryson, Rafael Gomez and P Willman
November 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0591:
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JEL Classification: J5; J50; J51; L5


Tags: trade unions; voice; transaction cost economics; switching costs

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CEP Discussion Paper
Reviewing the Statutory Union Recognition (ERA 1999) Sian Moore and Stephen Wood
September 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0583:
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JEL Classification: J5


Tags: trade unions; collective bargaining

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CEP Discussion Paper
Distance, Skill Deepening and Development: Will Peripheral Countries Ever Get Rich? Stephen Redding and Peter K. Schott
June 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0572:
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JEL Classification: F12;F14;O10


Tags: economic geography; human capital; international inequality; international trade

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CEP Discussion Paper
Does Union Membership Really Reduce Job Satisfaction? Alex Bryson, Lorenzo Cappellari and Claudio Lucifora
May 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0569:
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JEL Classification: J28;J51


Tags: job satisfaction; trade unions; linked employer-employee data

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CEP Discussion Paper
Explaining Cross-Country Export Performance: International Linkages and Internal Geography Stephen Redding and Anthony J. Venables September 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0549:
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JEL Classification: F12;F14;O10


Tags: economic development; economic geography; international trade

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CEP Discussion Paper
Trade and Industrial Location with Heterogeneous Labor Mary Amiti and Christopher A. Pissarides
August 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0541:
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JEL Classification: F12;J41;R12;R13


Tags: agglomeration; matching; spatial mismatch; inter-regional trade

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Union Membership Wage Premium: An Analysis Using Propensity Score Matching Alex Bryson
May 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0530:
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JEL Classification: C14;C81;J31;J51


Tags: trade unions; wage premium; treatment effect; matching; propensity score

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CEP Discussion Paper
Influences on Trade Union Organising Effectiveness in Great Britain A Charlwood
August 2001
Paper No' CEPDP0504:
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JEL Classification: J51


Tags: trade union objectives and structures; organising effectiveness

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CEP Discussion Paper
Why Do Non-Union Employees Want To Unionise? Evidence from Britain A Charlwood
June 2001
Paper No' CEPDP0498:
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JEL Classification: D71; J51


Tags: trade unions; employee attitudes; unionisation

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CEP Discussion Paper
Economic Geography and International Inequality Stephen Redding and Anthony J. Venables
May 2001
Paper No' CEPDP0495:
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JEL Classification: F12; F14; O10


Tags: economic development; economic geography; international trade

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CEP Discussion Paper
Financial Integration and Asset Returns P Martin and H Rey
February 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0451:
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Tags: financial integration; asset trade; transaction costs; cross-listing

CEP Discussion Paper
The Dynamics of International Specialisation Stephen Redding
January 2000
Paper No' CEPDP0437:
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Tags: distribution dynamics; factor endowments; international trade; neoclassical model