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Offshoring in the Global Economy: Microeconomic Structure and Macroeconomic Implications by Robert C. Feenstra

Published By: Cambridge and London: MIT Press
ISBN: 978-0-262-01383-3
Date of Publication: 2010


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Reviewed by: Lee Branstetter of Carnegie Mellon University
Review DOI: 10.1257/jel.49.1.129.r12
Review Pages: 158-61

Book Review Abstract

Lee Branstetter of Carnegie Mellon University reviews "Offshoring in the Global Economy: Microeconomic Structure and Macroeconomic Implications" by Robert C. Feenstra. The EconLit Abstract of the reviewed work begins, “Presents lectures given by Robert C. Feenstra at the Stockholm School of Economics in September 2008, focusing on the role of trade versus technological change in explaining wage movements and their effect on workers. Lectures discuss microeconomic structure in the context of the Heckscher-Ohlin structure....”


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Lee Branstetter of Carnegie Mellon University


JEL Classifications

F11: Neoclassical Models of Trade
F14: Country and Industry Studies of Trade
L24: Contracting Out; Joint Ventures; Technology Licensing
O33: Technological Change: Choices and Consequences; Diffusion Processes


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