Thomas J. Holmes

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics

Associate Professor

271 19th Avenue South

919 Management & Economics

Minneapolis, MN 55455

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

24

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Scholarly Papers (24)

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Geographic Concentration and Establishment Size: Analysis in an Alternative Economic Geography Model

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 24 Apr 2002
John J. Stevens and Thomas J. Holmes
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics
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Geographic concentration, establishment size, transportation costs

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The Diffusion of Wal-Mart and Economies of Density

NBER Working Paper No. w13783
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 08 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2010
Thomas J. Holmes
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics
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An Alternative Theory of the Plant Size Distribution with an Application to Trade

US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP-10-10
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 16 May 2010
Thomas J. Holmes and John J. Stevens
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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An Alternative Theory of the Plant Size Distribution with an Application to Trade

FEDS Working Paper No. 30
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 19 Mar 2011
John J. Stevens and Thomas J. Holmes
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics
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Plant size, productivity, trade, geographic concentration

An Alternative Theory of the Plant Size Distribution with an Application to Trade

NBER Working Paper No. w15957
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 03 May 2010 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2021
Thomas J. Holmes and John J. Stevens
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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An Alternative Theory of the Plant Size Distribution with an Application to Trade

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Staff Report 445
Posted: 11 May 2010
Thomas J. Holmes and John J. Stevens
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

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productivity, imports

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Exports, Borders, Distance, and Plant Size

US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP-10-13
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 03 Jul 2010
Thomas J. Holmes and John J. Stevens
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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Exports, Borders, Distance, and Plant Size

FEDS Working Paper No. 010-38
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 27 Jul 2011
Thomas J. Holmes and John J. Stevens
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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Border effect, plant size, exports

Exports, Borders, Distance, and Plant Size

NBER Working Paper No. w16046
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 07 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 07 May 2021
Thomas J. Holmes and John J. Stevens
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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The Home Market and the Pattern of Trade: Round Three

FEDS Working Paper No. 2002-23
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 19 Jun 2002
John J. Stevens and Thomas J. Holmes
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics
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Market size, home market effects, scale economies

Do Mergers Lead to Monopoly in the Long Run? Results from the Dominant Firm Model

NBER Working Paper No. w9151
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 15 Sep 2002 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2010
Gautam Gowrisankaran and Thomas J. Holmes
University of Arizona - Eller College of Management and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics
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Do Mergers Lead to Monopoly in the Long Run? Results from the Dominant Firm Model

Posted: 14 Aug 2008
Gautam Gowrisankaran and Thomas J. Holmes
University of Arizona - Eller College of Management and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics

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Merger, Dominant Firm, Dynamics

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Geographic Spillover of Unionism

NBER Working Paper No. w12025
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 27 Apr 2006 Last Revised: 12 May 2021
Thomas J. Holmes
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics
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Geographic Spillover of Unionism

Posted: 25 Jul 2008
Thomas J. Holmes
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics

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Unions, Spillover, Contagion, South

Monopoly and the Incentive to Innovate When Adoption Involves Switchover Disruptions

NBER Working Paper No. w13864
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2015
Thomas J. Holmes, David K. Levine and James A. Schmitz
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics, Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
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Monopoly and the Incentive to Innovate when Adoption Involves Switchover Disruptions

Posted: 16 Jul 2008
Thomas J. Holmes, David K. Levine and James A. Schmitz
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics, Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

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Innovation, Productivity, Monopoly

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Quid Pro Quo: Technology Capital Transfers for Market Access in China

NBER Working Paper No. w19249
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 27 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 05 Feb 2021
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Minnesota - Minneapolis, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis - Research Department and Arizona State University (ASU) - Economics Department
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Dynamics of Union Organizations: A Look at Gross Flows in the Lors Files

NBER Working Paper No. w13212
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 03 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2021
Thomas J. Holmes and Michael Walrath
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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A Theory of Factor Allocation and Plant Size

NBER Working Paper No. w10079
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 13 Nov 2003 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2010
Thomas J. Holmes and Matthew F. Mitchell
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics and Rotman School of Management
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A Theory of Outsourcing and Wage Decline

NBER Working Paper No. w14856
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 13 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2021
Thomas J. Holmes and Julia Thornton Snider
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics
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A Theory of Outsourcing and Wage Decline

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Working Paper 669
Posted: 04 Jul 2009
Thomas J. Holmes and Julia Thornton Snider
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics

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vertical integration, outsourcing labor share, unions, capital intensity, multiple equilibria

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Allocative Efficiency, Mark-Ups, and the Welfare Gains from Trade

NBER Working Paper No. w19273
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 01 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2014
Thomas Holmes, Thomas J. Holmes, Wen-Tai Hsu and Sanghoon Lee
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics, Singapore Management University and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
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Economies of Density Versus Natural Advantage: Crop Choice on the Back Forty

NBER Working Paper No. w14704
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 17 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2021
Thomas J. Holmes and Sanghoon Lee
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
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Indivisibilities in Distribution

NBER Working Paper No. w24525
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 23 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2021
Thomas J. Holmes and Ethan Singer
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics and University of Minnesota - Minneapolis
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Structural, Experimentalist, and Descriptive Approaches to Empirical Work in Regional Economics

Journal of Regional Science, Vol. 50, No. 1, pp. 5-22, February 2010
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 08 Feb 2010
Thomas J. Holmes
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics
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Competition and Productivity: A Review of Evidence

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 2, pp. 619-642, 2010
Posted: 18 Oct 2010
Thomas J. Holmes and James A. Schmitz
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

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Competition and Productivity: A Review of the Evidence

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Staff Report No. 439
Posted: 24 Mar 2010
James A. Schmitz and Thomas J. Holmes
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics

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Competition, Monopoly, Productivity

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Step-by-Step Migration to Efficient Agglomerations

Posted: 24 Sep 2008
Thomas J. Holmes
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics

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Agglomeration Economies, Industry Migration, Efficient Allocations

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A Gain from Trade: More Research, Less Obstruction

Posted: 19 Aug 2008
Thomas J. Holmes and James A. Schmitz
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

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Technology-ladder models, Gains from trade, Effects of protection, Research

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The Location of Sales Offices and the Attraction of Cities

Posted: 12 May 2005
Thomas J. Holmes
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics

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Bar Codes Lead to Frequent Deliveries and Superstores

Posted: 11 Feb 2002
Thomas J. Holmes
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics

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The Effect of State Policies on the Location of Manufacturing: Evidence from State Borders

Posted: 17 Sep 1998
Thomas J. Holmes
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics

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The Effects of State Policies on the Location of Industry: Evidence from State Borders

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Working Paper SR 205
Posted: 20 Aug 1996
Thomas J. Holmes
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics

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