Shikher, Serge (2009): International production, technology diffusion, and trade.
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The paper develops a general equilibrium model of international production and trade. Technology is carried across borders by multinational producers and the set of technologies being used in a particular country is endogenous. Production locations are chosen based on the costs of production and getting the product to market. The model incorporates vertical, horizontal, offshoring, and export-platform FDI. Estimated model parameters describe the states of technology in different countries, barriers to international investment, and trade costs. The model is used to quantify the welfare effects of international production and trade and to investigate the effects of free-trade agreements on offshoring.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||International production, technology diffusion, and trade|
|Keywords:||international trade, international production, technology diffusion, foreign direct investment, barriers to trade, barriers to investment, heterogeneous producers|
|Subjects:||F - International Economics > F1 - Trade > F15 - Economic Integration
F - International Economics > F2 - International Factor Movements and International Business > F23 - Multinational Firms; International Business
F - International Economics > F1 - Trade > F11 - Neoclassical Models of Trade
F - International Economics > F1 - Trade > F17 - Trade Forecasting and Simulation
F - International Economics > F2 - International Factor Movements and International Business > F21 - International Investment; Long-Term Capital Movements
O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O3 - Technological Change; Research and Development; Intellectual Property Rights > O33 - Technological Change: Choices and Consequences; Diffusion Processes
|Depositing User:||Serge Shikher|
|Date Deposited:||28. Feb 2010 06:32|
|Last Modified:||13. Feb 2013 06:44|
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