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Adjusting to Globalization

Adjusting to Globalization

David Greenaway (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-405-13169-8

May 2005, Wiley-Blackwell

176 pages

Select type: Paperback

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$41.95

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This volume investigates the ways in which firms and workers are adjusting to globalization.
  • A collection of cutting-edge essays investigating the ways in which firms and workers are adjusting to globalization.
  • Written by leading researchers in the field.
  • Covers such issues as: outsourcing; the productivity effects of entry to export markets; job losses and wage insurance; and the protection of intellectual property.
  • Presents original research on adjusting to globalization.
  • Provides important insights into the microeconomics effects of globalization.
  • Highlights key issues for policy makers.
1. Trade-Related Job Loss and Wage Insurance: A Synthetic Review: Lori Kletzer (University of California, Santa Cruz).

2. Liberalisation and Compensation: Carl Davidson and Steve Matusz (Michigan State University).

3. Structural Change and the Labour Market Effects of Globalisation: Noel Gaston (Bond University) and Doug Nelson (Tulane University).

4. Aspects of International Fragmentation: Wilhelm Kohler (University of Linz).

5. Outsourcing, foreign ownership and productivity: Evidence from UK establishment level data: Sourafel Girma and Holger Gorg (GEP, University of Nottingham).

6. Two Dimensions of Convergence: National and International Wage Adjustment Effects of Cross-Border Outsourcing in Europe: Peter Egger and Michael Pfaffermayr (University of Innsbruck).

7. 'Export Experience' Under Borrowing Constraints: Saqib Jafarey (University of Liverpool) and Sajal Lahiri (Southern Illinois University).

8. Entry to Export Markets and Productivity: A Microeconometric Analysis of Matched Firms: Sourafel Girma, David Greenaway and Richard Kneller (GEP, University of Nottingham).

9. Outsourcing Under Imperfect Protection of Intellectual Property: Amy Jocelyn Glass (Texas A&M University).


  • A collection of cutting-edge essays investigating the ways in which firms and workers are adjusting to globalization.
  • Written by leading researchers in the field.
  • Covers such issues as: outsourcing; the productivity effects of entry to export markets; job losses and wage insurance; and the protection of intellectual property.
  • Presents original research on adjusting to globalization.
  • Provides important insights into the microeconomics effects of globalization.
  • Highlights key issues for policy makers.