Robert Z. Lawrence

Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

Albert L Williams Professor of International Trade and Investment

79 John F. Kennedy Street

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

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China and the Multilateral Trading System

KSG Working Paper No. RWP06-045
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 24 Oct 2006
Robert Z. Lawrence
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Economics, International Economics

China and the Multilateral Trading System

NBER Working Paper No. w12759
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 22 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 18 May 2007
Robert Z. Lawrence
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Trade, Jobs, and Wages

NBER Working Paper No. w4478
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 11 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2010
Paul R. Krugman and Robert Z. Lawrence
Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Trade and Growth: Import-Led or Export-Led? Evidence from Japan and Korea

NBER Working Paper No. w7264
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Mar 2000 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2010
Robert Z. Lawrence and David E. Weinstein
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences - Department of Economics
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How Good Politics Results in Bad Policy: The Case of Biofuel Mandates

HKS Working Paper No. RWP10-044
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 13 Dec 2010
Robert Z. Lawrence
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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biofuels, sustainable development, environmental policy, sustainability, market design, bio-energy, ethanol, sugarcane

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Recent Us Free Trade Initiatives in the Middle East: Opportunities But No Guarantees

KSG Working Paper No. RWP06-050
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 08 Dec 2006
Robert Z. Lawrence
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Economics, International Economics

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Adjustment and Income Distribution Impacts of the Trans-Pacific Partnership

Peterson Institute for International Economics Working Paper No. 16-5
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 16 Mar 2016
Robert Z. Lawrence and Tyler Moran
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics
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Trade Adjustment Costs, Inequality, Income Distribution

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Do We Have a New E-Conomy?

NBER Working Paper No. w8243
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 20 Apr 2001 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2015
Martin Neil Baily and Robert Z. Lawrence
Institute for International Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Association of Southeast Asian Nations, People's Republic of China, and India Growth and the Rest of the World: The Role of Trade

ADBI Working Paper 416, HKS Working Paper No. RWP13-013
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 16 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2014
Robert Z. Lawrence
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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asean, prc, trade, economic growth, aggregate welfare, relative wages, and global emissions

US Trade and Wages: The Misleading Implications of Conventional Trade Theory

Peterson Institute for International Economics Working Paper No. 10-9
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 14 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2013
Robert Z. Lawrence and Lawrence Edwards
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and University of Cape Town (UCT)
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Wages, Trade Theory

Us Trade and Wages: The Misleading Implications of Conventional Trade Theory

NBER Working Paper No. w16106
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 21 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2010
Lawrence Edwards and Robert Z. Lawrence
University of Cape Town (UCT) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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A New Compensation Mechanism for Preference Erosion in the Doha Round

John F. Kennedy School of Government Working Paper No. RWP06-044
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 24 Oct 2006
Robert Z. Lawrence and Tatiana Rosito
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Economics, International Economics

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Recent US Manufacturing Employment: The Exception that Proves the Rule

Peterson Institute for International Economics Working Paper No. 17-12 , HKS Working Paper No. RWP18-002
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 06 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2018
Robert Z. Lawrence
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Deindustrialization, Productivity Measurement

Recent Declines in Labor's Share in US Income: A Preliminary Neoclassical Account

Peterson Institute for International Economics Working Paper No. 15-10
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 26 Jun 2015
Robert Z. Lawrence
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Inequality, Labor Share, Elasticity of Substitution, Labor-Augmenting Technical Change

Recent Declines in Labor's Share in Us Income: A Preliminary Neoclassical Account

NBER Working Paper No. w21296
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 29 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2015
Robert Z. Lawrence
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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South African Trade Policy Matters: Trade Performance and Trade Policy

NBER Working Paper No. w12760
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 22 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 16 May 2007
Lawrence Edwards and Robert Z. Lawrence
University of Cape Town (UCT) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Do Developed and Developing Countries Compete Head to Head in High Tech?

Peterson Institute for International Economics Working Paper No. 10-8
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 12 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2014
Robert Z. Lawrence and Lawrence Edwards
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and University of Cape Town (UCT)
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Terms of Trade, Technology

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U.S. Wage Trends in the 1980s: The Role of International Factors

Economic Policy Review, Vol. 1, No. 1, January 1995
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 13 Nov 2007
Robert Z. Lawrence
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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wages, trade, skill

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Trade, Multinationals, & Labor

NBER Working Paper No. w4836
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 11 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2010
Robert Z. Lawrence
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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AGOA Rules: The Intended and Unintended Consequences of Special Fabric Provisions

HKS Working Paper No. RWP11-002
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 10 Jun 2011
Lawrence Edwards and Robert Z. Lawrence
University of Cape Town (UCT) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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international development, international trade, Africa

Agoa Rules: The Intended and Unintended Consequences of Special Fabric Provisions

NBER Working Paper No. w16623
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 18 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 05 Jan 2011
Lawrence Edwards, Lawrence Edwards and Robert Z. Lawrence
University of Cape Town (UCT), University of Cape Town (UCT) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Trade and Wages: Insights from the Crystal Ball

NBER Working Paper No. w5633
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 11 Jun 2000
Robert Z. Lawrence and Carolyn L. Evans
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Intel Corporation
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Do Developed and Developing Countries Compete Head to Head in High-Tech?

NBER Working Paper No. w16105
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 21 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 11 Jul 2010
Lawrence Edwards and Robert Z. Lawrence
University of Cape Town (UCT) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Search and Deliberation in International Exchange: Learning from Multinational Trade About Lags, Distance Effects, and Home Bias

NBER Working Paper No. w7012
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 14 May 1999 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2010
Subramanian Rangan and Robert Z. Lawrence
INSEAD - Strategy and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Recent Manufacturing Employment Growth: The Exception that Proves the Rule

NBER Working Paper No. w24151
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 28 Dec 2017
Robert Z. Lawrence
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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International Organisations: The Challenge of Aligning Mission, Means and Legitimacy

World Economy, Vol. 31, Issue 11, pp. 1455-1470, November 2008
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 27 Oct 2008
Robert Z. Lawrence
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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South African Trade Policy Matterstrade Performance and Trade Policy

Economics of Transition, Vol. 16, Issue 4, pp. 585-608, October 2008
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 17 Sep 2008
Lawrence Edwards and Robert Z. Lawrence
University of Cape Town (UCT) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Can the Trading System Survive US–China Trade Friction?

China & World Economy, Vol. 26, Issue 5, pp. 62-82, 2018
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 17 Sep 2018
Robert Z. Lawrence
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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industrial policy, trade rules, trade war

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Rulemaking Amidst Growing Diversity: A Club-of-Clubs Approach to WTO Reform and New Issue Selection

Journal of International Economic Law, Vol. 9, Issue 4, pp. 823-835, 2006
Posted: 17 Jul 2008
Robert Z. Lawrence
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

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