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International factor mobility

by Jagdish N. Bhagwati

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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Commerce,
  • Brain drain,
  • Investments, Foreign,
  • Labor mobility

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index

    StatementJagdish Bhagwati ; edited by Robert C. Feenstra
    SeriesEssays in international economic theory -- v. 2
    ContributionsFeenstra, Robert C
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 562 p. ;
    Number of Pages562
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22810836M
    ISBN 100262021978
    LC Control Number83000859

    The book provides new theoretical perspectives and quantitative empirical evidence about the motives and implications of researchers’ mobility in a contrasting international perspective. This book is a must for scientists, politicians and university administrations interested in . International Trade and Factor Mobility: An Empirical Investigation Linda S. Goldberg, Michael W. Klein. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in June NBER Program(s):International Finance and Macroeconomics, International Trade and Investment Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) has been growing rapidly, at a pace far exceeding the growth in international by:

    Three Traders with International Trade; The Nondiscrimination Argument for Free Trade; Chapter 4: Factor Mobility and Income Redistribution. Factor Mobility Overview; Domestic Factor Mobility; Time and Factor Mobility; Immobile Factor Model Overview and Assumptions; The Production Possibility Frontier in the Immobile Factor Model. International borrowing and lending is another type of international factor movement; however, the "factor" being moved here is not physical, as it is with labor mobility. Instead, it is a financial transaction. It is also known as portfolio investment.

    Book: International Trade - Theory and Policy 4: Factor Mobility and Income Redistribution Expand/collapse global location. The citizens of the US are not made richer by raising taxes or other barriers to foreign consumption goods, writes Robert Murphy, and this is true whether factors of production are immobile (as Ricardo assumed) or mobile. We should not fear the cost-cutting advancements in data transmission, or the improved skills and education of foreign workers. On the contrary, we should welcome these.


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International factor mobility by Jagdish N. Bhagwati Download PDF EPUB FB2

The importance of the international flow of factors has grown in recent decades, primarily because of increasing returns, imperfect competition, multinational corporations, and labor migration; theories of factor mobility and trade in goods can no longer be lumped together.3/5(2).

These two volumes bring together in one place his numerous theoretical contributions to the theory of trade, production, investment, and labor mobility.―Richard N. Cooper, Boas Professor of International Economics, Harvard University (Endorsement) As this collection of essays makes abundantly clear, Jagdish Bhagwati is one of our most creative and prolific by: 5.

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International Factor Mobility with Monopolistic Competition International Factor Mobility with Oligopoly Multinational Corporations and Foreign Direct Investment International Labor Migration Other Features of This Book Structure of This Book Rising Significance of International Trade in Goods and Factor Movements.

For instance, the discussion of intra-industry trade in the presence of positive transport cost and arbitrage is new, as is the systematic examination of the relationship between international trade in goods and factor mobility with external economies of scale, monopolistic competition, and oligopoly.

Factor mobility. The ability to move factors of production—labor, capital, or land—out of one production process and into another. International factor mobility book refers to the ability to move factors of production—labor, capital, or land—out of one production process into another.

Factor mobility may involve the movement of factors between firms within an industry, as when one steel plant closes but sells its production equipment to another.

INTERNATIONAL FACTOR MOBILITY. Bharati Basu. Department of Economics, Central Michigan University, Mt.

Pleasant, Michigan, USA. Keywords:Brain drain, capital transfer, direct foreign investment, emigration, illegal migration, immigration, migration and unemployment, multinationals, national welfare, permanent migration, tariffs, technology transfer, temporary migration, terms of.

is a platform for academics to share research papers. Commodity movements and factor movements are substitutes. The absence of trade impediments implies commodity-price equalization and, even when factors are Immobile, a tendency toward factor-price is equally true that perfect factor mobility results in factor-price equalization and, even when commodity movements cannot take place, in commodity-price equalization.

International Factor Movements Chapter 7 Intermediate International Trade International Economics, 5th ed., by Krugmanand Obstfeld.

2 International labor mobilityFile Size: 16KB. Factor mobility refers to the ability to move factors of production - labor, capital or land - out of one production process into another. Factor mobility may involve the movement of factors between firms within an industry, as when one steel plant closes but sells its production equipment to another steel firm.

Factor movements have taken place on a very large scale since World War II and, in the process, have importantly affected the factor endowments of trading nations. In this sense, the analysis of international trade in commodities cannot be examined except in conjunction with an understanding of the international movements of factors of : H.

Peter Gray. Journal of International Economics 21 () North-Holland ARE INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND FACTOR MOBILITY SUBSTITUTES. Kar-yiu WONG* Department of Economics, University of Washington, Seattle, WAUSA Received Augustrevised version received January This paper analyzes whether factor flows and commodity trade are substitutes or complements, i.e.

Cited by: Gabriel Felbermayr, Wilhelm Kohler, in Handbook of the Economics of International Migration, Convex technology. If we assume complete factor mobility, then on a fundamental level the question of complete convergence boils down to whether there exists a unique world equilibrium with factor price equalization and diversification in factors, meaning that all countries host all.

Eighteenth-century free trade theory rested on the assumption of international factor immobility; the international circulation of commodities was seen as a process separate from the mobility of capital and labor. These were considered to have mobility only within a country.

In “International Trade and Factor Mobility” (), Mundell demonstrates the substitutability of international trade and factor mobility. In the context of the Heckscher-Ohlin-Samuelson model, perfect factor mobility across sectors within an economy provides a tendency for commodity-price equalization, even in the absence of international.

Demographic changes and international factor mobility. Cambridge, Mass.: National Bureau of Economic Research, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: John F. International Trade and Political Conflict: Commerce, Coalitions, and Michael Hiscox focuses on a critical issue affecting support for and opposition to free trade — factor mobility, or the ability of those who own a factor of production (land, labor, or capital) to move it from one industry to another.

The book also breaks new ground. In other words, to realize all the gains from international exchange and globalization, countries need to either trade freely or allow factors to move freely between A. Mundell, “International Trade and Factor Mobility,” American Economic Review 47 (): – It is.

His research focuses on two areas: international trade policy and behavioral economics. With respect to behavior, he examines why people choose to do things that many observers view as irrational. Examples include addiction to cigarettes, cyclical dieting, and : Steve Suranovic.

All journal articles featured in Mobilities vol 15 issue 2. Accept. We use cookies to improve your website experience. To learn about our use of cookies and how you can manage your cookie settings, please see our Cookie Policy. By closing this message, you are consenting to our use of cookies.International Factor Mobility, Production Cost Components, and Wage Inequality Article in The B.E.

Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy 15(2) April with 11 Reads How we measure 'reads'.Downloadable (with restrictions)! The present paper establishes a two-sector monopolistic competition model to investigate how international factor mobility influences the skilled–unskilled wage inequality when the monopolistically competitive sector producing final goods is characterized by various types of production cost functions.

We discuss three types of production cost functions of.