DP9482 Foreign Trade and Investment: Firm-Level Perspectives

Author(s): Elhanan Helpman
Publication Date: May 2013
Keyword(s): FDI, inequality, productivity, trade, unemployment
JEL(s): F12, F16, J64
Programme Areas: International Trade and Regional Economics
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This Economica Coase Lecture reviews research that has revolutionized the field of international trade and foreign direct investment. It explains the motivation behind the development of new analytical frameworks, the nature of these frameworks, and the empirical studies that sprouted from them.