John McLaren

University of Virginia

Professor

P.O. Box 400182

Charlottesville, VA 22904-4182

United States

NBER

Research Associate

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (28)

Recent Perspectives on Trade and Inequality

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5754
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
University of California, Berkeley, University of Virginia and Tufts University - Department of Economics
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Labor Markets, Economic Theory & Research, Labor Policies, Trade Policy, Emerging Markets

Recent Perspectives on Trade and Inequality

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 3, pp. 261-289, 2011
Posted: 31 Aug 2011
University of California, Berkeley, University of Virginia and Tufts University - Department of Economics

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On the Dynamics of Trade Diversion: Evidence from Four Trade Blocs

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 21 Jun 2000
Caroline L. Freund and John McLaren
World Bank - Macro, Trade and Investment and University of Virginia
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Regionalism, Sunk Costs

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Trade Shocks and Labor-Market Adjustment

Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Economics and Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 06 Apr 2022
John McLaren
University of Virginia
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labor adjustment, China shock, dynamic adjustment, occupation-specific human capital

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Citation 92

Looking for Local Labor-Market Effects of NAFTA

Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 98, No. 4, 2016
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 31 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2016
John McLaren and Shushanik Hakobyan
University of Virginia and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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NAFTA, Wage Growth, Local Labor Markets

Looking for Local Labor Market Effects of NAFTA

NBER Working Paper No. w16535
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 22 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2023
John McLaren and Shushanik Hakobyan
University of Virginia and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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A Swing-State Theorem, with Evidence

Number of pages: 73 Posted: 15 Mar 2018
John McLaren and Xiangjun Ma
University of Virginia and University of Virginia - College of Arts and Sciences
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tariffs, political economy, electoral college, swing states

A Swing-State Theorem, with Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w24425
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 20 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2023
Xiangjun Ma and John McLaren
University of Virginia - College of Arts and Sciences and University of Virginia
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NAFTA and the Gender Wage Gap

Upjohn Institute Working Papers, 17-270
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 26 Apr 2017
Shushanik Hakobyan and John McLaren
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and University of Virginia
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NAFTA, gender wage gap, local labor markets

Effects of Reduced Workplace Presence on COVID-19 Deaths: An Instrumental-Variables Approach

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 06 Jan 2021
John McLaren and Su Wang
University of Virginia and University of Virginia
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Effects of Reduced Workplace Presence on Covid-19 Deaths: An Instrumental-Variables Approach

NBER Working Paper No. w28275
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 28 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2023
John McLaren and Su Wang
University of Virginia and University of Virginia
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Foreign Direct Investment, Global Value Chains, and Labor Rights: No Race-to-the-Bottom?

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 05 Oct 2021
John McLaren and Hyejoon Im
University of Virginia and Yeungnam University - School of Economics & Finance
Downloads 128 (412,767)

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global value chains, labor rights

Foreign Direct Investment, Global Value Chains, and Labor Rights: No Race-to-The-Bottom?

NBER Working Paper No. w31363
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 19 Jun 2023 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2023
Hyejoon Im and John McLaren
Yeungnam University and University of Virginia
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Some Simple Analytics of Trade and Labor Mobility

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7089
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 20 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2018
Erhan Artuc, Shubham Chaudhuri and John McLaren
World Bank, Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and University of Virginia
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International Trade and Trade Rules, Labor Markets, Rules of Origin, Trade Policy, Trade and Multilateral Issues

Some Simple Analytics of Trade and Labor Mobility

NBER Working Paper No. w13464
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 15 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2022
Shubham Chaudhuri and John McLaren
Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and University of Virginia
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Globalization and Labor Market Dynamics

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 24 Jul 2017
John McLaren
University of Virginia
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trade, offshoring, globalization, wages, dynamic adjustment

Globalization and Labor Market Dynamics

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 9, pp. 177-200, 2017
Posted: 14 Aug 2017
John McLaren
University of Virginia

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Racial Disparity in Covid-19 Deaths: Seeking Economic Roots with Census Data

NBER Working Paper No. w27407
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 22 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 22 May 2022
John McLaren
University of Virginia
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Recent Findings on Trade and Inequality

NBER Working Paper No. w16425
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 04 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 20 May 2023
University of California, Berkeley, University of Virginia and Tufts University - Department of Economics
Downloads 96 (506,264)
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Trade Shocks and Labor Adjustment: A Structural Empirical Approach

NBER Working Paper No. w13465
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 15 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2022
Erhan Artuc, Shubham Chaudhuri and John McLaren
Koc University - Department of Economics, Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and University of Virginia
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Trade Policy and Wage Inequality: A Structural Analysis with Occupational and Sectoral Mobility

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6194
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Erhan Artuc and John McLaren
World Bank and University of Virginia
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Labor Markets, Labor Policies, Economic Theory & Research, Housing & Human Habitats, Work & Working Conditions

Trade Policy and Wage Inequality: A Structural Analysis with Occupational and Sectoral Mobility

NBER Working Paper No. w18503
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 03 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2023
Erhan Artuc and John McLaren
World Bank and University of Virginia
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Trade Shocks and Labor Adjustment: Theory

NBER Working Paper No. w13463
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 15 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2022
Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA), Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and University of Virginia
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Are Immigrants a Shot in the Arm for the Local Economy?

NBER Working Paper No. w21123
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 27 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2023
Gihoon Hong and John McLaren
Indiana University South Bend and University of Virginia
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Pareto-Improving Firing Costs?

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 28 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2011
Bilgehan Karabay and John McLaren
RMIT University, School of Economics, Finance and Marketing and University of Virginia
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Implicit Contracts, Invisible Handshake, Firing Costs

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Fast-Track Authority: A Hold-Up Interpretation.

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 13 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2019
Levent Celik, Bilgehan Karabay and John McLaren
University of Leicester - Department of Economics, Finance and Accounting, RMIT University, School of Economics, Finance and Marketing and University of Virginia
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Fast-Track Authority; Trade Policy; Hold-up; Rules of Origin; Trade Agreements

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Trade Policy Making in a Model of Legislative Bargaining

NBER Working Paper No. w17262
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 01 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2023
Levent Celik, Bilgehan Karabay and John McLaren
University of Leicester - Department of Economics, Finance and Accounting, RMIT University, School of Economics, Finance and Marketing and University of Virginia
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Trade, Offshoring, and the Invisible Handshake

NBER Working Paper No. w15048
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 08 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2022
Bilgehan Karabay and John McLaren
RMIT University, School of Economics, Finance and Marketing and University of Virginia
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FDI and Inequality in Vietnam: An Approach with Census Data

NBER Working Paper No. w22930
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 12 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2023
John McLaren and Myunghwan Yoo
University of Virginia and University of Virginia - Department of Economics
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NAFTA and the Wages of Married Women

NBER Working Paper No. w24424
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 20 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2023
Shushanik Hakobyan and John McLaren
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and University of Virginia
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When is it Optimal to Delegate: The Theory of Fast-Track Authority

NBER Working Paper No. w17810
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 03 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2023
Levent Celik, Bilgehan Karabay and John McLaren
University of Leicester - Department of Economics, Finance and Accounting, RMIT University, School of Economics, Finance and Marketing and University of Virginia
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Child Labor Standards in Regional Trade Agreements: Theory and Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w30908
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 06 Feb 2023 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2023
San Diego State University, San Diego State University, University of Virginia and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Fast-Track Authority: A Hold-Up Interpretation

NBER Working Paper No. w24427
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 26 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2023
Levent Celik, Bilgehan Karabay and John McLaren
National Research University Higher School of Economics (Moscow), RMIT University, School of Economics, Finance and Marketing and University of Virginia
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Global Value Chains and Labor Standards: The Race-to-The-Bottom Problem

NBER Working Paper No. w31362
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 19 Jun 2023 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2023
Hyejoon Im and John McLaren
Yeungnam University and University of Virginia
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A Swing-State Theorem, with Evidence

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 22 May 2024
Xiangjun Ma, John McLaren and Karim Chalak
Liaoning University, University of Virginia and Department of Economics, University of Manchester
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A Swing-State Theorem, with Evidence

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 30 May 2024
Xiangjun Ma, John McLaren and Karim Chalak
Liaoning University, University of Virginia and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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political economy, tariffs, swing states

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Media Mergers and Media Bias with Rational Consumers

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7768
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 05 Apr 2010
Simon P. Anderson and John McLaren
University of Virginia - Department of Economics and University of Virginia
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Information withholding, market for news, media bias, media mergers