Pol Antras

Harvard University - Department of Economics

Assistant Professor

Littauer Center

Room 230

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

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Scholarly Papers (32)

Poultry in Motion: A Study of International Trade Finance Practices

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 25 May 2011 Last Revised: 20 Jun 2013
Pol Antras and C. Fritz Foley
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Business School (HBS)
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trade finance, contract enforcement

Poultry in Motion: A Study of International Trade Finance Practices

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 31 May 2011 Last Revised: 13 Sep 2021
Pol Antras and C. Fritz Foley
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Business School (HBS)
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Poultry in Motion: A Study of International Trade Finance Practices

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 16 Jun 2011
Pol Antras and C. Fritz Foley
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Business School (HBS)
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contract enforcement, poultry, Trade finance, working capital

Multinational Firms, FDI Flows and Imperfect Capital Markets

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 18 Jan 2007
Pol Antras, Mihir A. Desai and C. Fritz Foley
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard University - Business School (HBS)
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Multinational firms, financial frictions, investor protection, licensing, FDI flows

Multinational Firms, FDI Flows and Imperfect Capital Markets

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 24 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2021
Pol Antras, Mihir A. Desai and C. Fritz Foley
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard University - Business School (HBS)
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Global Sourcing

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 31 May 2003
Pol Antras and Elhanan Helpman
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Trade in Intermediate Inputs, Imperfect Contracting, Property Rights, Multinational Firms

Global Sourcing

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 14 Jan 2004
Pol Antras and Elhanan Helpman
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Global Sourcing

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 14 Nov 2003 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2021
Pol Antras and Elhanan Helpman
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Global Sourcing

Posted: 03 May 2004
Pol Antras and Elhanan Helpman
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics

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Contracts and the Division of Labor

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 04 May 2005
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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incomplete contracts, division of labor, productivity

Contracts and the Division of Labor

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 13 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2021
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Productivity Growth During the English Industrial Revolution: A Dual Approach

UPF Economics & Business Working Paper No. 495
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 18 Nov 2000
Hans-Joachim Voth and Pol Antras
University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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British Industrial Revolution, Productivity Growth, Dual Measurement Of Productivity, General Purpose Technology

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Citation 116

Offshoring in a Knowledge Economy

Number of pages: 97 Posted: 29 Mar 2005
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)IE Business School and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Offshoring in a Knowledge Economy

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 01 Mar 2005 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2021
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)IE Business School and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Contractual Frictions and Global Sourcing

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 2127
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 13 Dec 2006
Pol Antras and Elhanan Helpman
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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contractual frictions, trade, FDI, sourcing

Contractual Frictions and Global Sourcing

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 13 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 02 May 2021
Pol Antras and Elhanan Helpman
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Contractual Frictions and Global Sourcing

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 27 Jun 2007
Pol Antras and Elhanan Helpman
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Contractual frictions, FDI, sourcing, trade

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Citation 112

Incomplete Contracts and the Product Cycle

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 29 Mar 2005
Pol Antras
Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Product Cycle, Property-rights Theory, Multinational Firms

Incomplete Contracts and the Product Cycle

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 02 Sep 2003 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2021
Pol Antras
Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Trade and Capital Flows: A Financial Frictions Perspective

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 08-06
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 20 Mar 2008
Pol Antras and Ricardo J. Caballero
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Trade, capital mobility, capital flows, globalization, financial frictions, complementarities, factor payments, saving rate, global imbalances, protectionism.

Trade and Capital Flows: A Financial Frictions Perspective

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 27 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2021
Pol Antras and Ricardo J. Caballero
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Regional Trade Integration and Multinational Firm Strategies

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 09 Apr 2009
Pol Antras and C. Fritz Foley
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Business School (HBS)
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multinational firms, foreign direct investment, free trade agreements

Regional Trade Integration and Multinational Firm Strategies

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2021
Pol Antras and C. Fritz Foley
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Business School (HBS)
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The Margins of Global Sourcing: Theory and Evidence from U.S. Firms

US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP-14-47, Tuck School of Business Working Paper No. 2573140
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 05 Mar 2015
Pol Antras, Teresa Fort and Felix Tintlenot
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and University of Chicago
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The Margins of Global Sourcing: Theory and Evidence from U.S. Firms

Tuck School of Business Working Paper No. 2814682, Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2016-18
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 26 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2016
Pol Antras, Teresa Fort and Felix Tintelnot
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and University of Chicago Department of Economics
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The Margins of Global Sourcing: Theory and Evidence from U.S. Firms

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 22 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2021
Pol Antras, Teresa Fort and Felix Tintelnot
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and University of Chicago Department of Economics
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The Margins of Global Sourcing: Theory and Evidence from U.S. Firms

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 23 Jan 2015
Pol Antras, Teresa Fort and Felix Tintelnot
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and University of Chicago Department of Economics
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complementarities, extensive margin, global sourcing, heterogeneous firms, importing, productivity

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Venting Out: Exports During a Domestic Slump

Banco de Espana Working Paper No. 1844
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 19 Dec 2018
CUNEF, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Banco de España and Princeton University
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vent-for-surplus, exports, domestic slump, increasing marginal cost

Venting Out: Exports During a Domestic Slump

Number of pages: 90 Posted: 26 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2021
CUNEF, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Banco de España and Princeton University - Department of Economics
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Venting Out: Exports During a Domestic Slump

Number of pages: 93 Posted: 11 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2018
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Banco de España and Princeton University
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Conceptual Aspects of Global Value Chains

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9114
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 23 Jan 2020
Pol Antras
Harvard University - Department of Economics
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International Trade and Trade Rules, Common Carriers Industry, Food & Beverage Industry, Pulp & Paper Industry, General Manufacturing, Construction Industry, Business Cycles and Stabilization Policies, Plastics & Rubber Industry, Textiles, Apparel & Leather Industry, Industrial and Consumer Services and Products, Transport and Trade Logistics, Trade and Services

Conceptual Aspects of Global Value Chains

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 09 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2021
Pol Antras
Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Conceptual Aspects of Global Value Chains

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 17 Dec 2019
Pol Antras
Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Firms, Contracts, and Trade Structure

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 07 Jun 2003 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2021
Pol Antras
Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Negotiating Free Trade

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 13 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2021
College de France and London School of Economics and Political Science, Fellow, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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De-Globalisation? Global Value Chains in the Post-Covid-19 Age

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 23 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2021
Pol Antras
Harvard University - Department of Economics
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De-Globalisation? Global Value Chains in the Post-COVID-19 Age

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 02 Dec 2020
Pol Antras
Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Multinational Firms and the Structure of International Trade

Number of pages: 80 Posted: 09 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2021
Pol Antras and Stephen R. Yeaple
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Pennsylvania State University - College of the Liberal Arts - Department of Economic
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Globalization and Pandemics

Number of pages: 85 Posted: 21 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2021
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Princeton University and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Globalization and Pandemics

Number of pages: 87 Posted: 22 Sep 2020
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Princeton University and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Globalization, Gravity Equation, Pandemics, SIR model

Measuring the Upstreamness of Production and Trade Flows

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 03 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2021
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, UC Berkeley - ARE Department and University of Melbourne - Department of Economics
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Measuring the Upstreamness of Production and Trade Flows

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 01 Mar 2012
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, UC Berkeley - ARE Department and University of Melbourne - Department of Economics
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input-output tables, international trade, production line position, upstreamness

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Organizing Offshoring: Middle Managers and Communication Costs

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 25 May 2006 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2021
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)IE Business School and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Grossman-Hart (1986) Goes Global: Incomplete Contracts, Property Rights, and the International Organization of Production

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 30 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2021
Pol Antras
Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Grossman-Hart (1986) Goes Global: Incomplete Contracts, Property Rights, and the International Organization of Production

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 01 Nov 2011
Pol Antras
Harvard University - Department of Economics
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intrafirm trade, multinational firms, outsourcing, property rights

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Organizing the Global Value Chain

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 16 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2021
Pol Antras and Davin Chor
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business
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Organizing the Global Value Chain

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 28 Sep 2012
Pol Antras and Davin Chor
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business
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contractual frictions, downstreamness, global value chain, intrafirm trade, property rights, Sequential production

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Offshoring and the Role of Trade Agreements

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 01 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2010
Pol Antras and Robert W. Staiger
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Stanford University
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Offshoring and the Role of Trade Agreements

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 02 Dec 2008
Pol Antras and Robert W. Staiger
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Stanford University
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incomplete contracts, inefficiency, matching, offshoring, trade agreements

On the Measurement of Upstreamness and Downstreamness in Global Value Chains

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 09 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2021
Pol Antras and Davin Chor
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business
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On the Measurement of Upstreamness and Downstreamness in Global Value Chains

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 02 Jan 2018
Pol Antras and Davin Chor
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business
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Downstreamness, global value chains, Input-Output Tables, Upstreamness

Internalizing Global Value Chains: A Firm-Level Analysis

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 28 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2021
Harvard University, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)
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Internalizing Global Value Chains: A Firm-Level Analysis

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 21 Sep 2015
Harvard University, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)
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global value chains, incomplete contracts, sequential production

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Organizations and Trade

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 27 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2021
Pol Antras and Esteban Rossi-Hansberg
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Organizations and Trade

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 02 Dec 2008
Pol Antras and Esteban Rossi-Hansberg
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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comparative advantage, contractual frictions, fragmentation, internalization, matching, offshoring, organizations, outsourcing, technology, wage inequality

Organizations and Trade

Posted: 04 Jun 2010
Pol Antras and Esteban Rossi-Hansberg
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics

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Organizations and Trade

Posted: 31 Aug 2011
Pol Antras and Esteban Rossi-Hansberg
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics

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On the Geography of Global Value Chains

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 30 May 2017 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2021
Pol Antras and Alonso de Gortari
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Princeton University
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On the Geography of Global Value Chains

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 30 May 2017
Pol Antras and Alonso de Gortari
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Princeton University
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Gains from trade, global value chains, sequential production, specialization, Trade Costs

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Intermediation and Economic Integration

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 22 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2021
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of EconomicsUniversity of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics
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Intermediation and Economic Integration

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 01 Mar 2010
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of EconomicsUniversity of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics
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economic integration, gains from trade, intermediation, search frictions

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Intermediated Trade

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 22 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 16 Jul 2010
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of EconomicsUniversity of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics
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Intermediated Trade

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 01 Mar 2010
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of EconomicsUniversity of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics
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economic integration, gains from trade, intermediation, search frictions

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Global Value Chains

Number of pages: 127 Posted: 15 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2021
Pol Antras and Davin Chor
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business
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Global Value Chains

Number of pages: 129 Posted: 15 Mar 2021
Pol Antras and Davin Chor
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business
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Globalization, Inequality and Welfare

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 26 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2021
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University and Princeton University - Department of Economics
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Globalization, Inequality and Welfare

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 03 Oct 2016
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University and Princeton University - Department of Economics
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costly redistribution, Globalization, inequality, social welfare, trade integration

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Foreign Influence and Welfare

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 24 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2021
Pol Antras and Gerard Padró i Miquel
Harvard University - Department of Economics and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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Foreign Influence and Welfare

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Aug 2008
Pol Antras and Gerard Padró i Miquel
Harvard University - Department of Economics and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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balance of powers, electoral competition, externalities, foreign influence, import tariffs, welfare