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dc.contributor.authorBergin, Paulen_US
dc.contributor.authorGlick, Reuvenen_US
dc.date.accessioned2006-01-04en_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-05-14T11:04:49Z-
dc.date.available2010-05-14T11:04:49Z-
dc.date.issued2005en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/31396-
dc.description.abstractThis paper develops a two-country macro model with endogenous tradability to study features of international economic integration. Recent episodes of integration in Europe and North America suggest some surprising observations: while quantities of trade have increased significantly, especially along the extensive margin of goods previously not traded, price dispersion has not decreased and may even have increased. These observations challenge the usual understanding of integration in the literature. We propose a way of reconciling these price and quantity observations in a macroeconomic model where the decision of heterogeneous firms to trade internationally is endogenous. Trade is shaped both by the nature of heterogeneityen_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aDep. of Economics, Univ. of California |cDavis, Calif.en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aWorking papers // University of California, Department of Economics |x05,14en_US
dc.subject.jelF40en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordtrade costs versus productivityen_US
dc.subject.stwWirtschaftsintegrationen_US
dc.subject.stwZwei-Länder-Modellen_US
dc.subject.stwOffene Volkswirtschaften_US
dc.subject.stwInternationaler Preiszusammenhangen_US
dc.subject.stwAußenwirtschaften_US
dc.subject.stwInternationale Marktsegmentierungen_US
dc.subject.stwTheorieen_US
dc.titleTradability, productivity, and understanding international economic integrationen_US
dc.type|aWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn505104083en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-

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