Efficiency Gaps, Love of Variety and International Trade

We develop a general equilibrium monopolistic competition model of trade with technical heterogeneity among firms and countries. With free entry, technical asymmetries between firms result in the endogenous determination of the equilibrium average efficiency of the industry. We show that trade reduc...

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Volume: 68
Main Author: Catia Montagna
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: Oxford, UK and Boston, USA London School of Economics and Political Science 01.02.2001
Blackwell Publishers Ltd
Wiley Subscription Services, Inc
published in: Economica (London) Vol. 68; no. 269; pp. 27 - 44
Data of publication: 20010201
ISSN: 0013-0427
EISSN: 1468-0335
Discipline: Economics
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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