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NBER Working Papers by Robert C. Feenstra

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April 2014In Search of the Armington Elasticity
with Philip A. Luck, Maurice Obstfeld, Katheryn N. Russ: w20063
January 2014Restoring the Product Variety and Pro-competitive Gains from Trade with Heterogeneous Firms and Bounded Productivity
w19833
July 2013The Next Generation of the Penn World Table
with Robert Inklaar, Marcel Timmer: w19255
August 2012International Prices and Endogenous Quality
with John Romalis: w18314
March 2012Evaluating 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 2012Contractual 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 2011Exports 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 2010Report 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 2010Globalization, Markups and U.S. Welfare
with David E. Weinstein: w15749
December 2009Effects 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
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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 2009Introduction 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"," NBER Chapters, in: China's Growing Role in World Trade, pages 1-31 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

December 2007Optimal 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 2007Pass-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 2007China'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 2007Outsourcing and Volatility
with Paul R. Bergin, Gordon H. Hanson: w13144
December 2005Contractual Versus Generic Outsourcing: The Role of Proximity
with Barbara J. Spencer: w11885
November 2005Buyer 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 2005World Trade Flows: 1962-2000
with Robert E. Lipsey, Haiyan Deng, Alyson C. Ma, Hengyong Mo: w11040
November 2004Estimating 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 2004Re-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 2004Ownership 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 2002U.S. Imports, Exports, and Tariff Data, 1989-2001
with John Romalis, Peter K. Schott: w9387
November 2002The 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 2001Technology 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 2001Global 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 2001High-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 2001Intermediaries 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 1999Trade 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 1999Pricing 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 1998Undertstanding the Home Market Effect and the Gravity Equation: The Role of Differentiating Goods
with James A. Markusen, Andrew K. Rose: w6804
June 1998The US-China Bilateral Trade Balance: Its Size and Determinants
with Wen Hai, Wing T. Woo, Shunli Yao: w6598
April 1998Staggered 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 1997Productivity 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 1997Testing 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 1997U.S. Exports, 1972-1994: With State Exports and Other U.S. Data
w5990
March 1997Putting 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 1997Business 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 1996Protectionist Threats and Foreign Direct Investment
with Bruce A. Blonigen: w5475

Published:

U.S. Imports, 1972-1994: Data and Concordances
w5515
January 1996Globalization, 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 1995Foreign Investment, Outsourcing and Relative Wages
with Gordon H. Hanson: w5121

Published:

  • 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 1995Estimating the Effects of Trade Policy
w5051

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
w5061

Published: Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 77, no. 4 (November 1995): 634-653 . citation courtesy of

August 1994Bias in U.S. Import Prices and Demand
with Clinton R. Shiells: w4841

Published:

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 1993Market Structure and International Trade: Business Groups in East Asia
with Tzu-Han Yang, Gary G. Hamilton: w4536
July 1993Market 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
w4401
July 1992Accounting 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 1991Trade 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 1991Exchange Rate Volatility and International Prices
with Jon D. Kendall: w3644
February 1991New Goods and Index Numbers: U.S. Import Prices
w3610

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 1990Trade and Uneven Growth
w3276

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 1990Designing Policies to Open Trade
with Tracy R. Lewis, John McMillan: w3258

Published: Economics and Politics, 2(3), November 1990, pp. 223-240

August 1989Distance, 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 1989Auctioning U.S. Import Quotas, Foreign Response, and Alternative Policies
w2839

Published: The International Trade Journal, Vol. 3, No.3, pp239-259, Spring 1989.

December 1987Quality 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
w2453

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 1987Negotiated Trade Restrictions with Private Political Pressure
with Tracy R. Lewis: w2374

Published: Quarterly Journal of Economics, November 1991, 1287-1307 citation courtesy of

July 1986Incentive Compatible Trade Policies
w1977

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
w1978

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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