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Topics in Empirical International Economics: A Festschrift in Honor of Robert E. Lipsey

Magnus Blomstrom and Linda S. Goldberg

Abstract

In this volume emanating from the National Bureau of Economic Research's (NBER) program in international economics, economists address recent developments in three important areas. The first section of the book focuses on international comparisons of output and prices, and includes chapters that present new measures of product market integration, new methodology to infer relative factor price changes from quantitative data, and an ongoing capital stock measurement project. The next section features articles on international trade, including such issues as deterring child labor exploitation in ... More

Keywords: international economics, product market integration, international trade, child labor, developing countries, exchange rate, comparative advantage, multinational corporations, production growth, Robert E. Lipsey

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2001 Print ISBN-13: 9780226060835
Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: February 2013 DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226060859.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Magnus Blomstrom, editor

Linda S. Goldberg, editor

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Introduction

Magnus Blomström and Linda S. Goldberg

I International Comparisons of Output and Prices

1 Measuring Product-Market Integration

Michael M. Knetter and Matthew J. Slaughter

II Multinational Firms

3 Multinational Firms

James R. Markusen and Keith E. Maskus

5 Home-Country Effects of FDI

Gunnar Fors and Ari Kokko

III International Trade and Exchange Rates

6 The Optimal Choice of Exchange Rate Regime

Michael B. Devereux and Charles Engel

7 Revealing Comparative Advantage

J. David Richardson and Chi Zhang