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Globalization and Productivity

Edited by David Greenaway, Professor of Economics, Pro-Vice Chancellor and Director, Leverhulme Centre for Research on Globalisation and Economic Policy, University of Nottingham, UK, Holger Görg, Professor of International Economics, Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel and the Kiel Institute for the World Economy, Kiel, Germany and Richard Kneller, Associate Professor of Economics, Leverhulme Centre for Research on Globalisation and Economic Policy, University of Nottingham, UK
This two-volume set is an indispensable selection of recent and classic research papers exploring the link between globalization and productivity growth. The editors’ careful selection includes articles that focus on the impact of globalization on aggregate productivity, openness, international technology diffusion, and trade adjustment and productivity growth. Other topics include inward and outward foreign direct investment, international outsourcing and the critical relationship between exporting and productivity. The set will be an essential reference point for researchers, students and policy-makers concerned with globalization and productivity.
Two volume set
Extent: 1,104 pp
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Publication Date: 2008
ISBN: 978 1 84542 380 3
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  • Economics and Finance
  • International Economics
This two-volume set is an indispensable selection of recent and classic research papers exploring the link between globalization and productivity growth. The editors’ careful selection includes articles that focus on the impact of globalization on aggregate productivity, openness, international technology diffusion, and trade adjustment and productivity growth. Other topics include inward and outward foreign direct investment, international outsourcing and the critical relationship between exporting and productivity. The set will be an essential reference point for researchers, students and policy-makers concerned with globalization and productivity.
42 articles, dating from 1986 to 2007
Contributors include: S. Clerides, D. Coe, S. Edwards, G. Grossman, E. Helpman, M. Melitz, N. Pavncik, L. Rivera-Batiz, F. Rodriguez, S. Yeaple
Contents:

Volume I

Acknowledgements

Introduction David Greenaway, Holger Görg and Richard Kneller

PART I GLOBALIZATION AND AGGREGATE PRODUCTIVITY GROWTH
A Openness
1. Ross Levine and David Renelt (1992), ‘A Sensitivity Analysis of Cross-Country Growth Regressions’
2. Sebastian Edwards (1993), ‘Openness, Trade Liberalization, and Growth in Developing Countries’
3. Jeffrey A. Frankel and David Romer (1999), ‘Does Trade Cause Growth?’
4. Francisco Rodríguez and Dani Rodrik (2001), ‘Trade Policy and Economic Growth: A Skeptic’s Guide to the Cross-National Evidence’

B International Technology Diffusion
5. David T. Coe and Elhanan Helpman (1995), ‘International R&D Spillovers’
6. Wolfgang Keller (1998), ‘Are International R&D Spillovers Trade Related? Analyzing Spillovers Among Randomly Matched Trade Partners’
7. Jonathan Eaton and Samuel Kortum (1999), ‘International Technology Diffusion: Theory and Measurement’
8. Bruno van Pottelsberghe de la Potterie and Frank Lichtenberg (2001), ‘Does Foreign Investment Transfer Technology Across Borders?’
9. Wolfgang Keller (2004), ‘International Technology Diffusion’

PART II TRADE ADJUSTMENT AND PRODUCTIVITY GROWTH
A Macro
10. Gene M. Grossman and Elhanan Helpman (1990), ‘Comparative Advantage and Long-Run Growth’
11. Luis A. Rivera-Batiz and Paul M. Romer (1991), ‘Economic Integration and Endogenous Growth’
12. Anne O. Krueger (1997), ‘Trade Policy and Economic Development: How We Learn’
13. Dani Rodrik (1998), ‘Globalisation, Social Conflict and Economic Growth’
14. David Greenaway, Wyn Morgan and Peter Wright (2002), ‘Trade Liberalisation and Growth in Developing Countries’

B Micro
15. Anne E. Harrison (1994), ‘Productivity, Imperfect Condition and Trade Reform: Theory and Evidence’
16. Nina Pavcnik (2002), ‘Trade Liberalization, Exit, and Productivity Improvements: Evidence from Chilean Plants’
17. Marc J. Melitz (2003), ‘The Impact of Trade on Intra-Industry Reallocations and Aggregate Industry Productivity’
18. James R. Tybout (2003), ‘Plant- and Firm-Level Evidence on “New” Trade Theories’

Name Index


Volume II

Acknowledgements

Introduction David Greenaway, Holger Görg and Richard Kneller

PART I INWARD FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT
1. Magnus Blomström (1986), ‘Foreign Investment and Productive Efficiency: The Case of Mexico’
2. Andrés Rodríguez-Clare (1996), ‘Multinationals, Linkages, and Economic Development’
3. Brian J. Aitken and Ann E. Harrison (1999), ‘Do Domestic Firms Benefit from Direct Foreign Investment? Evidence from Venezuela’
4. James R. Markusen and Anthony J. Venables (1999), ‘Foreign Direct Investment as a Catalyst for Industrial Development’
5. Andrea Fosfuri, Massimo Motta and Thomas Rønde (2001), ‘Foreign Direct Investment and Spillovers through Workers’ Mobility’
6. Sourafel Girma, David Greenaway and Katharine Wakelin (2001), ‘Who Benefits from Foreign Direct Investment in the UK?’
7. Holger Görg and David Greenaway (2004), ‘Much Ado About Nothing? Do Domestic Firms Really Benefit from Foreign Direct Investment?’
8. Beata Smarzynska Javorcik (2004), ‘Does Foreign Direct Investment Increase the Productivity of Domestic Firms? In Search of Spillovers Through Backward Linkages’
9. Holger Görg and Eric Strobl (2005), ‘Spillovers from Foreign Firms through Worker Mobility: An Empirical Investigation’

PART II OUTWARD FDI, INTERNATIONAL OUTSOURCING AND EXPORTING
10. S. Lael Brainard (1997), ‘An Empirical Assessment of the Proximity-Concentration Trade-off Between Multinational Sales and Trade’
11. Pol Antràs (2003), ‘Firms, Contracts, and Trade Structure’
12. Stephen Ross Yeaple (2003), ‘The Complex Integration Strategies of Multinationals and Cross Country Dependencies in the Structure of Foreign Direct Investment’
13. Pol Antràs and Elhanan Helpman (2004), ‘Global Sourcing’
14. Elhanan Helpman, Marc J. Melitz and Stephen R. Yeaple (2004), ‘Export Versus FDI with Heterogeneous Firms’
15. Sourafel Girma, Holger Görg and Eric Strobl (2004), ‘Exports, International Investment, and Plant Performance: Evidence from a Non-parametric Test’
16. Sourafel Girma, Richard Kneller and Mauro Pisu (2005), ‘Exports versus FDI: An Empirical Test’
17. Gene M. Grossman and Elhanan Helpman (2005), ‘Outsourcing in a Global Economy’

PART III EXPORTING AND PRODUCTIVITY
18. Richard Baldwin (1988), ‘Hysteresis in Import Prices: The Beachhead Effect’
19. Andrew B. Bernard and J. Bradford Jensen (1995), ‘Exporters, Jobs, and Wages in U.S. Manufacturing: 1976–1987’
20. Sofronis K. Clerides, Saul Lach and James R. Tybout (1998), ‘Is Learning by Exporting Important? Micro-Dynamic Evidence from Colombia, Mexico and Morocco’
21. Andrew B. Bernard and J. Bradford Jensen (1999), ‘Exceptional Exporter Performance: Cause, Effect, or Both?’
22. Miguel A. Delgado, Jose C. Fariñas and Sonia Ruano (2002), ‘Firm Productivity and Export Markets: A Non-parametric Approach’
23. Sourafel Girma, David Greenaway and Richard Kneller (2004), ‘Does Exporting Increase Productivity? A Microeconomic Analysis of Matched Firms’
24. David Greenaway and Richard Kneller (2007), ‘Firm Heterogeneity, Exporting and Foreign Direct Investment’

Name Index