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International factor mobility, minimum wage rates and factor-price equalization: a synthesis

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This paper examines the behavior of a small open economy facing perfectly elastic supply curves for some of its productive factors. In particular, the paper derives some comparative statics properties of such economies, compares them with the properties of otherwise identical economies in which all factor prices are determined endogenously, and investigates the relationship between factor-price rigidities, factor-price equalization, and the pattern of specialization. Among the new results whi...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Economics
Research group:
Industrial Economics
Oxford college:
Merton College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Journal:
Quarterly journal of economics
Volume:
100
Issue:
3
Pages:
551-570
Publication date:
1985-08-01
ISSN:
0033-5533
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2008-07-23

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