In this dissertation, I analyze the bilateral pattern of trade and I utilize the results to provide a quantitative explanation for the large disparity in income per worker across countries.... in the macro-development literature there is no consensus regarding the source of cross-country productivity differences; see the survey of Caselli (2005). ... I will pose several possible explanations, but this topic requires more research.
|Title||:||Essays on International Trade and Economic Development|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|