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GTAP Resource #3052

"Skill splits of labour input values in GTAP An approach based on ILO and UBS data "
by van Leeuwen, Nico and Stefan Boeters


Abstract
Researchers working empirically at the intersection of labour market economics and international trade with macroeconomic interest need datasets with regional, sectoral and skill-specific detail. Important strands of the literature where these interlinkages are centre stage are the testing of theories that explain the patterns of trade with factor endowments (Heckscher-Ohlin type), the analysis of the consequences of trade liberalisation for the distribution of income and the relocation of labour as a result of migration. In this paper, we propose an approach to skill split data that can be used in a computable general equilibrium context, in particular when working with the GTAP dataset.


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Category: GTAP Application
Status: Published
By/In: www.cpb.nl/nl/pub/cpbreeksen/memorandum/229/
Date: 2009
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Created: van Leeuwen, N. (4/15/2009)
Updated: van Leeuwen, N. (9/9/2009)
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- Economic growth
- Labor market issues
- The GTAP Data Base and extensions


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