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Trade adjustment and productivity in large crises

Gita Gopinath

Trade adjustment and productivity in large crises

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English


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StatementGita Gopinath, Brent Neiman
SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper 16958, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research : Online) -- working paper no. 16958.
ContributionsNeiman, Brent, National Bureau of Economic Research
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LC ClassificationsHB1
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
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Open LibraryOL24889627M
LC Control Number2011657181

stemming from a sequence of financial crises, a slowdown in population growth, a drop in domestic savings and investment and an economy that closed itself to international trade. 0 2 4 6 8 10 Russia China Brazil India % of GDP BRICs - Nominal Budget Balances () Source: IMF, BACEN Inflation in the BRICs () The law of comparative advantage describes how, under free trade, an agent will produce more of and consume less of a good for which they have a comparative advantage.. In an economic model, agents have a comparative advantage over others in producing a particular good if they can produce that good at a lower relative opportunity cost or autarky price, i.e. at a lower relative marginal cost. Urbanized Mississippian chiefdoms were made possible by increased agricultural productivity, the bow and arrow, and expanded trade networks. 4. The largest Mississippian center was Cahokia, with a population of ab around C.E. Cahokia was abandoned around perhaps because of climate changes and population pressure.


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Trade Adjustment and Productivity in Large Crises Gita Gopinath Harvard University and NBER Brent Neiman University of Chicago and NBER Abstract We empirically characterize the mechanics of trade adjustment during the Argen-tine crisis using detailed transaction-level customs data covering the universe of import transactions during.

Get this from a library. Trade adjustment and productivity in large crises. [Gita Gopinath; Brent Neiman; National Bureau of Economic Research.] -- We empirically characterize the mechanics of trade adjustment during the Argentine crisis using detailed firm-level customs data covering the universe of import transactions during Our.

Trade Adjustment and Productivity in Large Crises Gita Gopinath, Brent Neiman. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in AprilRevised in May NBER Program(s):Economic Fluctuations and Growth, International Finance and Macroeconomics, International Trade and Investment, Productivity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship We empirically characterize the mechanics of trade adjustment.

Gopinath, Gita & Neiman, Brent, "Trade Adjustment and Productivity in Large Crises," Scholarly ArticlesHarvard University Department of Economics. Gita Gopinath & Brent Neiman, "Trade Adjustment and Productivity in Large Crises," NBER Working PapersNational Bureau of Economic Research, by: Request PDF | Trade Adjustment and Productivity in Large Crises | We empirically characterize the mechanics of trade adjustment during the Argentine crisis using detailed firm-level customs data.

Trade Adjustment and Productivity in Large Crises Gita Gopinath and Brent Neiman NBER Working Paper No. AprilRevised May JEL No.

E32,F4,O47 ABSTRACT We empirically characterize the mechanics of trade adjustment during the Argen- tine crisis using. Trade Adjustment and Productivity in Large Crises Gita Gopinath Harvard University and NBER Brent Neiman University of Chicago and NBER May 7, Abstract We empirically characterize the mechanics of trade adjustment during the Argen-tine crisis using detailed transaction-level customs data covering the universe of import transactions during Cited by: Gopinath, Gita & Neiman, Brent, "Trade Adjustment and Productivity in Large Crises," Scholarly ArticlesHarvard University Department of Economics.

Gita Gopinath & Brent Neiman, "Trade adjustment and productivity in large crises," Working PapersFederal Reserve Bank of Boston, revised   Trade Adjustment and Productivity in Large Crises by Gita Gopinath and Brent Neiman.

Published in volumeissue 3, pages of American Economic Review, MarchAbstract: We empirically characterize the mechanics of trade adjustment during the Argentine crisis. Though imports collapsed. Trade Adjustment and Productivity in Large Crises Gita Gopinath Harvard University and NBER Brent Neiman University of Chicago and NBER Ap Abstract We empirically characterize the mechanics of trade adjustment during the Argentine crisis using detailed rm-level customs data covering the universe of import transactions during The Message Introduction •Summary Comments Conclusions 2 / 10 • First-order importance ofwithin-firm trade adjustments during episodes of crisis.

Small quantitative impact of country-level extensive margin (firm and/or product overall exit). Large quantitative impact of sub-extensive margin(firm-level product exit). Different adjustment strategies across firms of different size. 3 VKRV Rao Visiting Professor, Institute for Social and Economic Change, India National Science Foundation Grant: “Trade Adjustment in Large Crises” (with Brent Neiman) Young Global Leader, World Economic Forum.

National Science Foundation Grant: “International Prices, Costs and Mark-ups” (with Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas and Chang-Tai Hsieh)File Size: KB. China's emergence as a great economic power has induced an epochal shift in patterns of world trade.

Simultaneously, it has challenged much of the received empirical wisdom about how labor markets adjust to trade shocks. Alongside the heralded consumer benefits of expanded trade are substantial adjustment costs and distributional consequences.

These impacts are most visible in the local labor Cited by: Trade Adjustment and Productivity in Large Crises: w Barry Eichengreen Donghyun Park Kwanho Shin: When Fast Growing Economies Slow Down: International Evidence and Implications for China: w Barbara M.

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1 Jan | SSRN Electronic Journal. Behind the Eastern-Western European Convergence Path: The Role of Geography and Trade Liberalization. on the experience of the recent collapse in trade. In summary, this book documents an array of factors affecting trade adjustment and competitiveness.

We view these lessons, motivated by both recent macroeconomic crises and longer-run trends, as instrumental in crafting effective policies to foster balanced growth.

2 CONTRIBUTIONS TO THIS VOLUME. China appears as the biggest trading partner for ASEAN economies, but it is inconclusive whether the complementarities between China and regional economies offset China’s competitive threat.

This study tries to assess if real exchange fluctuations and the demand-supply channels determine the Malaysia-China trade balances in the global crises era, –Author: Tze-Haw Chan.

productivity has been observed in the US economy a nd is to a large extent independent of the financial turmoil. As discussed by Mulligan, the adjustments started already in the second half of Access Statistics for Gita Gopinath Author contact details at EconPapers.

Working Paper File Downloads 3 months: 12 months: Total: Last month: 3 months: 12 months: Total: Banking, Trade, and the making of a Dominant Currency: 2: 5: 5: Capital Allocation and Productivity in South Europe Inflation Credibility and the.

Introduction. Between andworld trade exhibited the largest decline in 70 years, with a trade volume reduction of percent ().The collapse in exports following the unfolding of the global financial crisis generated pressing new questions about the relationship between banking crises and export growth.

1 One of the most urgent questions was the extent to which the restricted Cited by:   Mike Bennett is 36 years old and went on Trade Adjustment Assistance, or TAA, about 10 years ago. We met him in a restaurant in Erie, and he told us his story. He had a factory job. He was a. Economic Crises and Adjustments in Trade Structure* namely on the effects of crises on trade.

productivity and better economic performance. If one does not wish to rely on this mechanical process of creative destruction, she may praise the policy makers’ and economic agents’ right. As above, this is the standard implication of the intertemporal approach to the current account, where adjustment is done by quantities.

This is the trade channel of adjustment. But instead, the adjustment may also come from high expected net foreign portfolio returns: E t r t + j > 0. This is the valuation channel of adjustment. Such movements. Here are some reviews by academics who have reviewed the book: Financial crises are the central economic concern of our time.

In well-written chapters, Financial Crises: Causes, Consequences, and Policy Responses covers every aspect of them: their characteristics; how they should be managed; their short-term effects; their long-term effects; how to avoid them in the first place; and /5(4).

The TAA has an interesting political aspect: It's often the key to unlocking Democratic support for free trade deals, and the value of free trade is "quite large" to. To solve the world hunger crisis, it's necessary to do more than send emergency food aid to countries facing famine.

Leaders must address the globalized system of agricultural production and trade that favors large corporate agriculture and export-oriented crops while discriminating against small-scale farmers and agriculture oriented to local needs. Crisis, Stabilization and Growth: Economic Adjustment in Transition Economies: Economics Books @ The large majority of the increase in world trade came from countries that had traded with one another since before the first year in the sample.

When discussing barriers to trade, people usually think of transportation costs, market access and tariffs. However, a survey of firms 1 found that the biggest barriers to trade actually are. We survey recent literature on the causes of the collapse in international trade during the – global recession.

We argue that the evidence points to the collapse in aggregate expenditure, concentrated on trade-intensive durable goods, as the main driver of the trade collapse.

Inventory adjustment likely amplified the impact of these expenditure changes on trade. In addition, shocks Cited by: The balance of payments, also known as balance of international payments and abbreviated B.O.P.

or BoP, of a country is the record of all economic transactions between the residents of the country and the rest of the world in a particular period of time (e.g., a quarter of a year).These transactions are made by individuals, firms and government bodies.

The crises and stresses have eroded trust in banks and job creation in credit-dependent firms. ECA’s shallow and illiquid capital markets offer no additional support. Stagnating income growth, particularly of middle- to lower-income earners, has led to increasing dissatisfaction with low productivity growth and limited by: 2.

O n Januin a free election, the Greek people exercised their right to decide the destiny of their country. A majority of the Greeks voted against austerity. SYRIZA, an outspoken left-wing party, came to power. Since that day, many European governments, led by Germany, have stubbornly refused to allow the Greek government to do what the Greek electorate asked for.

low-productivity firms in a national economy (firm hetero-geneity). These theories lay the foundation for the second section, a review of the empirical literature, which shows evidence on trade-induced productivity gains. The third sec-tion presents data on the US economy that document the trade stagnation and productivity slowdown in recent years.

environmental justice crises by exploiting long-standing social injustices. I then explore some potential solutions moving forward.

Specifically, I examine the effects of NAFTA on Chiapas, Mexico, and show that the trade agreement has caused major ecological crises, the effects of which are felt along socioeconomic lines. Meanwhile, serious threats have emerged to the model of trade-led growth. New technologies could draw production closer to the consumer and reduce the demand for labor.

And conflicts among large countries could lead to a retrenchment or a segmentation of GVCs. This book examines whether there is still a path to development through GVCs and by:   Such policies, advocates say, drive innovation, which leads to enormous labor productivity and wage gains more than enough, supposedly, to make up.

The causes of the Great Depression in the early 20th century have been extensively discussed by economists and remain a matter of active debate.

They are part of the larger debate about economic crises and specific economic events that took place during the Great Depression are well established.

There was an initial stock market crash that triggered a "panic sell-off" of assets. and the current account (essentially, the trade balance) of the country were in deficit exceeding 15 percent of GDP.

The two deficits required large amounts of financing which were not forthcoming in the aftermath of the global financial crisis of toleading to the eruption of the Greek crisis. Sincehowever, policy makersCited by: 6. Productivity Growth in Nigerian Manufacturing and its Correlation to Trade Policy Regimes/Indexes (–) "While the centrality of productivity enhancement to growth acceleration is one issue around which broad consensus exists in theory and empiricism, the role of trade policy in fostering productivity growth has received only modest.

Through free trade, countries specialize in the goods for which they have a comparative advantage and trade for those in which they do not. Specialization allows a country to divide labor among the various production segments, which results in higher productivity and greater economic growth for.

Contribution to Trade, Innovation and Productivity Growth. Their second finding regarding trends in the two sectors has been less well documented. Santacreu and Zhu found that despite notably lower shares of employment and value added, the manufacturing sector was still the top sector in terms of trade, innovation and productivity growth.The past 20 years in the modern world were the best of times and the worst of times.

It was a tale of two epochs – in the first growth and stability, followed in the second by the worst banking.A customs duty or due is the indirect tax levied on the import or export of goods in international trade. In economic sense, a duty is also a kind of consumption tax.A duty levied on goods being imported is referred to as an import rly, a duty levied on exports is called an export duty.A tariff, which is actually a list of commodities along with the leviable rate (amount) of customs.