Foreign Trade and Investment: Firm-Level Perspectives

32 Pages Posted: 30 May 2013

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Elhanan Helpman

Harvard University - Department of Economics; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER); Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)

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Date Written: May 2013

Abstract

This Economica Coase Lecture reviews research that has revolutionized the field of international trade and foreign direct investment. It explains the motivation behind the development of new analytical frameworks, the nature of these frameworks, and the empirical studies that sprouted from them.

Keywords: FDI, inequality, productivity, trade, unemployment

JEL Classification: F12, F16, J64

Suggested Citation

Helpman, Elhanan, Foreign Trade and Investment: Firm-Level Perspectives (May 2013). CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9482. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2271933

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