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

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

16 Pages Posted: 16 Oct 2012

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Abdullah M. Khan

Claflin University School of Business

Date Written: October 15, 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.

Keywords: Agglomeration, Globalization, Manufacturing, Productivity

JEL Classification: L60, D24, J24

Suggested Citation

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: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2161887

Abdullah M. Khan (Contact Author)

Claflin University School of Business ( email )

400 Magnolia St.
Orangeburg, SC 29115
United States

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