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Replication data for: Capital-Skill Complementarity and the Skill Premium in a Quantitative Model of Trade

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1
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Parro, Fernando
Publication Date
2013-04-01
Description
  • Abstract

    Technological change has reduced the relative price of capital goods. Reductions in trade costs make it cheaper to import capital goods. With capital-skill complementarity, both can increase the skill premium. I construct a general-equilibrium trade model with capital-skill complementarity to study the impact of changing worldwide trade costs and technologies on the skill premium. The impacts of trade costs and technical change are comparable, especially in developing countries, and much larger than Stolper-Samuelson effects. I find that both skilled and unskilled labor gain from trade, and that larger gains from trade are associated with larger increases in the skill premium. (JEL E22, F11, F16, J24, O33)
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  • Is supplement to
    DOI: 10.1257/mac.5.2.72 (Text)
Publications
  • Parro, Fernando. “Capital-Skill Complementarity and the Skill Premium in a Quantitative Model of Trade.” American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics 5, no. 2 (April 2013): 72–117. https://doi.org/10.1257/mac.5.2.72.
    • ID: 10.1257/mac.5.2.72 (DOI)

Update Metadata: 2020-05-18 | Issue Number: 2 | Registration Date: 2019-10-13

Parro, Fernando (2013): Replication data for: Capital-Skill Complementarity and the Skill Premium in a Quantitative Model of Trade. Version: 1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/E114271V1