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Impact of Globalization on Productivity of U.S. Manufacturing Labor: 1988-2003


Abdullah M. Khan


Claflin University School of Business; Kennesaw State University

October 15, 2012

International Journal of Business and Social Research, 2(5), 203-218, October 2012

Abstract:     
This paper explores the impact of globalization on some determinants of per worker labor productivity in U.S. manufacturing industries. Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs), and trade liberalization are examined as two main drivers of globalization in this study. The estimation result suggests that globalization has negatively impacted per worker productivity across small, medium, and high skill workers in U.S. manufacturing industries.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 16

Keywords: Agglomeration, Globalization, Manufacturing, Productivity

JEL Classification: L60, D24, J24

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Date posted: October 16, 2012  

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Khan, Abdullah M., Impact of Globalization on Productivity of U.S. Manufacturing Labor: 1988-2003 (October 15, 2012). International Journal of Business and Social Research, 2(5), 203-218, October 2012. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2161887

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Abdullah M. Khan (Contact Author)
Claflin University School of Business ( email )
400 Magnolia St.
Orangeburg, SC 29115
United States
HOME PAGE: http://www.claflin.edu
Kennesaw State University ( email )
United States
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