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|April 2014||In Search of the Armington Elasticity|
with Philip A. Luck, Maurice Obstfeld, Katheryn N. Russ: w20063
|January 2014||Restoring the Product Variety and Pro-competitive Gains from Trade with Heterogeneous Firms and Bounded Productivity|
|July 2013||The Next Generation of the Penn World Table|
with Robert Inklaar, Marcel Timmer: w19255
|August 2012||International Prices and Endogenous Quality|
with John Romalis: w18314
|March 2012||Evaluating Estimates of Materials Offshoring from U.S. Manufacturing|
with J. Bradford Jensen: w17916
Published: Feenstra, Robert C. & Jensen, J. Bradford, 2012. "Evaluating estimates of materials offshoring from US manufacturing," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 117(1), pages 170-173. citation courtesy of
|January 2012||Contractual Versus Non-Contractual Trade: The Role of Institutions in China|
with Chang Hong, Hong Ma, Barbara J. Spencer: w17728
Published: Feenstra, Robert C. & Hong, Chang & Ma, Hong & Spencer, Barbara J., 2013. "Contractual versus non-contractual trade: The role of institutions in China," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 94(C), pages 281-294. citation courtesy of
|Who Shrunk China? Puzzles in the Measurement of Real GDP|
with Hong Ma, J. Peter Neary, D.S. Prasada Rao: w17729
Published: Robert C. Feenstra & Hong Ma & J. Peter Neary & D.S. Prasada Rao, 2013. "Who Shrunk China? Puzzles in the Measurement of Real GDP," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 123(12), pages 1100-1129, December. citation courtesy of
|April 2011||Exports and Credit Constraints Under Incomplete Information: Theory and Evidence from China|
with Zhiyuan Li, Miaojie Yu: w16940
“Exports and Credit Constraints under Incomplete Information: Theory and Evidence from China,” Review of Economics and Statistics, forthcoming 2014, with Zhiyuan Li and Miaojie Yu.
|August 2010||Report on the State of Available Data for the Study of International Trade and Foreign Direct Investment|
with Robert E. Lipsey, Lee G. Branstetter, C. Fritz Foley, James Harrigan, J. Bradford Jensen, Lori Kletzer, Catherine Mann, Peter K. Schott, Greg C. Wright: w16254
|February 2010||Globalization, Markups and U.S. Welfare|
with David E. Weinstein: w15749
|December 2009||Effects of Terms of Trade Gains and Tariff Changes on the Measurement of U.S. Productivity Growth|
with Benjamin R. Mandel, Marshall B. Reinsdorf, Matthew J. Slaughter: w15592
Published: Robert C. Feenstra & Benjamin R. Mandel & Marshall B. Reinsdorf & Matthew J. Slaughter, 2013. "Effects of Terms of Trade Gains and Tariff Changes on the Measurement of US Productivity Growth," American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, American Economic Association, vol. 5(1), pages 59-93, February. citation courtesy of
|Measuring the Gains from Trade under Monopolistic Competition|
Published: Robert C. Feenstra, 2010.
"Measuring the gains from trade under monopolistic competition,"
Canadian Journal of Economics,
Canadian Economics Association, vol. 43(1), pages 1-28, February.
citation courtesy of
|February 2009||Introduction to “China’s Growing Role in World Trade”|
with Shang-Jin Wei: w14716
Published: Robert C. Feenstra & Shang-Jin Wei, 2010.
"Introduction to "China's Growing Role in World Trade","
in: China's Growing Role in World Trade, pages 1-31
National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
|December 2007||Optimal Choice of Product Scope for Multiproduct Firms under Monopolistic Competition|
with Hong Ma: w13703
Published: “Optimal Choice of Product Scope for Multiproduct Firms under Monopolistic Competition,” E. Helpman, D. Marin and T. Verdier, eds., The Organization of Firms in a Global Economy , Harvard University Press, 2009, 173-199, with Hong Ma.
|November 2007||Pass-through of Exchange Rates and Competition Between Floaters and Fixers|
with Paul R. Bergin: w13620
Published: Paul R. Bergin & Robert C. Feenstra, 2009. "Pass-Through of Exchange Rates and Competition between Floaters and Fixers," Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Blackwell Publishing, vol. 41(s1), pages 35-70, 02. citation courtesy of
|October 2007||China's Exports and Employment|
with Chang Hong: w13552
Published: China's Exports and Employment, Robert C. Feenstra, Chang Hong. in China's Growing Role in World Trade, Feenstra and Wei. 2010
|June 2007||Outsourcing and Volatility|
with Paul R. Bergin, Gordon H. Hanson: w13144
|December 2005||Contractual Versus Generic Outsourcing: The Role of Proximity|
with Barbara J. Spencer: w11885
|November 2005||Buyer Investment, Product Variety, and Intrafirm Trade|
with Yongmin Chen: w11752
Published: Chen, Yongmin & Feenstra, Robert C., 2008. "Buyer investment, export variety, and intrafirm trade," European Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 52(8), pages 1313-1337, November.
|January 2005||World Trade Flows: 1962-2000|
with Robert E. Lipsey, Haiyan Deng, Alyson C. Ma, Hengyong Mo: w11040
|November 2004||Estimating Real Production and Expenditures Across Nations: A Proposal for Improving the Penn World Tables|
with Alan Heston, Marcel P. Timmer, Haiyan Deng: w10866
Published: Robert C Feenstra & Alan Heston & Marcel P Timmer & Haiyan Deng, 2009. "Estimating Real Production and Expenditures across Nations: A Proposal for Improving the Penn World Tables," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 91(1), pages 201-212, October. citation courtesy of
|October 2004||Re-Assessing the U.S. Quality Adjustment to Computer Prices: The Role of Durability and Changing Software|
with Christopher R. Knittel: w10857
Published: Re-Assessing the U.S. Quality Adjustment to Computer Prices: The Role of Durability and Changing Software, Robert C. Feenstra, Christopher R. Knittel. in Price Index Concepts and Measurement, Diewert, Greenlees, and Hulten. 2009
|Export Variety and Country Productivity|
with Hiau Looi Kee: w10830
Published: Feenstra, Robert C. and Hiau Looi Kee. “Export Variety and Country Productivity: Estimating the Monopolistic Competition Model with Endogenous Productivity.” Journal of International Economics (March 2008): 500-514.
|January 2004||Ownership and Control in Outsourcing to China: Estimating the Property-Rights Theory of the Firm|
with Gordon H. Hanson: w10198
Published: Feenstra, Robert C. and Gordon H. Hanson. "Ownership And Control Of Outsourcing To China: Estimating The Property-Rights Theory Of The Firm," Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2005, v120(2,May), 729-761. citation courtesy of
|Should Exact Index Numbers Have Standard Errors? Theory and Application to Asian Growth|
with Marshall B. Reinsdorf: w10197
Published: Should Exact Index Numbers Have Standard Errors? Theory and Application to Asian Growth, Robert C. Feenstra, Marshall B. Reinsdorf. in Hard-to-Measure Goods and Services: Essays in Honor of Zvi Griliches, Berndt and Hulten. 2007
|December 2002||U.S. Imports, Exports, and Tariff Data, 1989-2001|
with John Romalis, Peter K. Schott: w9387
|November 2002||The Value of Information in International Trade: Gains to Outsourcing through Hong Kong|
with Gordon H. Hanson, Songhua Lin: w9328
Published: Robert Feenstra & Gordon Hanson & Songhua Lin. 2004. "The Value of Information in International Trade: Gains to Outsourcing through Hong Kong," Advances in Economic Analysis & Policy, Berkeley Electronic Press, vol. 4(1), page 1071
|November 2001||Technology in the Great Divergence|
with Gregory Clark: w8596
Published: Technology in the Great Divergence, Gregory Clark, Robert C. Feenstra. in Globalization in Historical Perspective, Bordo, Taylor, and Williamson. 2003
|July 2001||Global Production Sharing and Rising Inequality: A Survey of Trade and Wages|
with Gordon Hanson: w8372
Published: Choi, Kwan and James Harrigan (eds.) Handbook of International Trade. Basil Blackwell, 2003.
|March 2001||High-Frequency Substitution and the Measurement of Price Indexes|
with Matthew D. Shapiro: w8176
Published: High-Frequency Substitution and the Measurement of Price Indexes, Robert C. Feenstra, Matthew D. Shapiro. in Scanner Data and Price Indexes, Feenstra and Shapiro. 2003
|January 2001||Intermediaries in Entrepot Trade: Hong Kong Re-Exports of Chinese Goods|
with Gordon H. Hanson: w8088
Published: Robert C. Feenstra & Gordon H. Hanson, 2004. "Intermediaries in Entrepot Trade: Hong Kong Re-Exports of Chinese Goods," Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Blackwell Publishing, vol. 13(1), pages 3-35, 03. citation courtesy of
|April 1999||Trade and Foreign Direct Investment in China: A Political Economy Approach|
with Lee G. Branstetter: w7100
Published: Branstetter, Lee G. & Feenstra, Robert C., 2002. "Trade and foreign direct investment in China: a political economy approach," Journal of International Economics, Elsevier, vol. 58(2), pages 335-358, December. citation courtesy of
|March 1999||Pricing to Market, Staggered Contracts, and Real Exchange Rate Persistence|
with Paul R. Bergin: w7026
Published: Bergin, Paul R. & Feenstra, Robert C., 2001. "Pricing-to-market, staggered contracts, and real exchange rate persistence," Journal of International Economics, Elsevier, vol. 54(2), pages 333-359, August. citation courtesy of
|November 1998||Undertstanding the Home Market Effect and the Gravity Equation: The Role of Differentiating Goods|
with James A. Markusen, Andrew K. Rose: w6804
|June 1998||The US-China Bilateral Trade Balance: Its Size and Determinants|
with Wen Hai, Wing T. Woo, Shunli Yao: w6598
|April 1998||Staggered Price Setting and Endogenous Persistence|
with Paul R. Bergin: w6492
Published: Bergin, Paul R. and Robert C. Feenstra. "Staggered Price Setting, Translog Preferences, And Endogenous Persistence," Journal of Monetary Economics, 2000, v45(3,Jun), 657-680.
|June 1997||Productivity Measurement and the Impact of Trade and Technology on Wages: Estimates for the U.S., 1972-1990|
with Gordon H. Hanson: w6052
Published: (Published as "The Impact of Outsourcing and High-Technology Capital on Wages: Estimates for the United States, 1979-1990") Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 114 (1999): 907-940.
|May 1997||Testing Endogenous Growth in South Korea and Taiwan|
with Dorsati Madani, Tzu-Han Yang, Chi-Yuan Liang: w6028
Published: Journal of Development Economics, Vol. 60, no. 2 (December 1999): 317-341. citation courtesy of
|April 1997||U.S. Exports, 1972-1994: With State Exports and Other U.S. Data|
|March 1997||Putting Things in Order: Patterns of Trade Dynamics and Growth|
with Andrew K. Rose: w5975
Published: Feenstra, Robert C. and Andrew K. Rose. "Putting Things In Order: Trade Dynamics And Product Cycles," Review of Economics and Statistics, 2000, v82(3,Aug), 369-382.
|January 1997||Business Groups and Trade in East Asia: Part 1, Networked Equilibria|
with Deng-Shing Huang, Gary G. Hamilton: w5886
Published: Published as "Business Groups and Product Variety in Trade: Evidence from South Korea, Taiwan, and Japan", Journal of International Economics, Vol. 47, no. 2 (April 1999).
|Business Groups and Trade in East Asia: Part 2, Product Variety|
with Maria Yang, Gary G. Hamilton: w5887
Published: Published as "Business Groups and Product Variety in Trade: Evidence from South Korea, Taiwan, and Japan", Journal of International Economics, Vol.47 ,no. 2 (April 1999).
|World Trade Flows, 1970-1992, with Production and Tariff Data|
with Robert E. Lipsey, Harry P. Bowen: w5910
|March 1996||Protectionist Threats and Foreign Direct Investment|
with Bruce A. Blonigen: w5475
|U.S. Imports, 1972-1994: Data and Concordances|
|January 1996||Globalization, Outsourcing, and Wage Inequality|
with Gordon H. Hanson: w5424
Published: American Economic Review, vol.86, no.2, May 1996, pp.240-245. citation courtesy of
|May 1995||Foreign Investment, Outsourcing and Relative Wages|
with Gordon H. Hanson: w5121
- Political Economy of Trade Policy: Essays in Honor of Jagdish Bhagwati, MIT Press. 1996, pp.89-128.
- Feenstra, Robert C. and Gordon H. Hanson. "Foreign Direct Investment And Relative Wages: Evidence From Mexico's Maquiladoras," Journal of International Economics, 1997, v42(3/4), 371-393.
|Foreign Direct Investment and Relative Wages: Evidence from Mexico's Maquiladoras|
with Gordon H. Hanson: w5122
Published: Journal of International Economics, Vol. 42 (1997): 371-394. citation courtesy of
|March 1995||Estimating the Effects of Trade Policy|
Published: Feenstra, Robert C., 1995. "Estimating the effects of trade policy," Handbook of International Economics, in: G. M. Grossman & K. Rogoff (ed.), Handbook of International Economics, edition 1, volume 3, chapter 30, pages 1553-1595 Elsevier.
|Exact Hedonic Price Indexes|
Published: Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 77, no. 4 (November 1995): 634-653 . citation courtesy of
|August 1994||Bias in U.S. Import Prices and Demand|
with Clinton R. Shiells: w4841
|Passthrough of Exchange Rates and Purchasing Power Parity|
with Jon D. Kendall: w4842
Published: Journal of International Economics, Vol. 43, nos. 1/2 (August 1997): 237-261. citation courtesy of
|November 1993||Market Structure and International Trade: Business Groups in East Asia|
with Tzu-Han Yang, Gary G. Hamilton: w4536
|July 1993||Market Share and Exchange Rate Pass-Through in World Automobile Trade|
with Joseph E. Gagnon, Michael M. Knetter: w4399
Published: Journal of International Economics, vol. 40, no. 1-2, Feb. 1996, pp. 187-207 citation courtesy of
|Measuring the Welfare Effect of Quality Change: Theory and Application of Japanese Autos|
|July 1992||Accounting for Growth With New Inputs|
with James R. Markusen: w4114
Published: International Economic Review, May 1994, vol 35, no 2, pp 429-447 citation courtesy of
|September 1991||Trade Adjustment Assistance and Pareto Gains From Trade|
with Tracy R. Lewis: w3845
Published: Journal of International Economics, vo. 36, no. 3/4, May 1994, pp. 201 citation courtesy of
|March 1991||Exchange Rate Volatility and International Prices|
with Jon D. Kendall: w3644
|February 1991||New Goods and Index Numbers: U.S. Import Prices|
Published: revised as "New Product Varieties and the Measurement of International Prices", American Economic Review, Vol. 84, no. 1, pp. 157-177, (March 1994).
|March 1990||Trade and Uneven Growth|
Published: Journal of Development Economics, Vol. 49, no. 1 (April 1996): 229-256. citation courtesy of
|Distributing the Gains from Trade With Incomplete Information|
with Tracy R. Lewis: w3277
Published: Economics and Politics, 3(1) March 1991, pp. 21-39 citation courtesy of
|February 1990||Designing Policies to Open Trade|
with Tracy R. Lewis, John McMillan: w3258
Published: Economics and Politics, 2(3), November 1990, pp. 223-240
|August 1989||Distance, Demand, and Oligopoly Pricing|
with James A. Levinsohn: w3076
Published: "Estimating Markups and Market Conduct with Multidimensional Product Attributes," Review of Economic Studies, vol. 62, pp 19-52, 1995.
|February 1989||Auctioning U.S. Import Quotas, Foreign Response, and Alternative Policies|
Published: The International Trade Journal, Vol. 3, No.3, pp239-259, Spring 1989.
|December 1987||Quality Upgrading and its Welfare Cost in U.S. Steel Imports, 1969-74|
with Randi Boorstein: w2452
Published: in E. Helpman and A. Razin, eds., International Trade and Trade Policy, MIT Press, 1991, p. 167-186
|Symmetric Pass-Through of Tariffs and Exchange Rates Under Imperfect Competition: An Empirical Test|
Published: Feenstra, Robert C. "Symmetric Pass-Through of Tariffs and Exchange Rates Under Imperfect Competition: An Empirical Test." Journal of International Economics, vol. 27, no. 1/2, pp. 25-45, August 1989. citation courtesy of
|August 1987||Negotiated Trade Restrictions with Private Political Pressure|
with Tracy R. Lewis: w2374
Published: Quarterly Journal of Economics, November 1991, 1287-1307 citation courtesy of
|July 1986||Incentive Compatible Trade Policies|
Published: Feenstra, Robert C. "Incentive Compatible Trade Policies," Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 1987. citation courtesy of
|Gains from Trade in Differentiated Products: Japanese Compact Trucks|
Published: Feenstra, Robert C. "Gains from Trade in Differentiated Products: Japanese Compact Trucks," Empirical Methods for International Trade, ed. by R. C. Feenstra, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1988.
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