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August 2010Report on the State of Available Data for the Study of International Trade and Foreign Direct Investment
with Robert C. Feenstra, Lee G. Branstetter, C. Fritz Foley, James Harrigan, J. Bradford Jensen, Lori Kletzer, Catherine Mann, Peter K. Schott, Greg C. Wright: w16254
April 2010Foreign Ownership and Employment Growth in Indonesian Manufacturing
with Fredrik Sjöholm, Jing Sun: w15936
June 2008Measuring the Location of Production in a World of Intangible Productive Assets, FDI, and Intrafirm Trade
w14121

Published: Robert E. Lipsey, 2010. "Measuring The Location Of Production In A World Of Intangible Productive Assets, Fdi, And Intrafirm Trade," Review of Income and Wealth, International Association for Research in Income and Wealth, vol. 56(s1), pages S99-S110, 06. citation courtesy of

July 2007Explaining Product Price Differences Across Countries
with Birgitta Swedenborg: w13239
March 2007Defining and Measuring the Location of FDI Output
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December 2006Measuring the Impacts of FDI in Central and Eastern Europe
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Published: Liebscher, Klaus, Josef Christl, Peter Mooslechner, and Doris Ritzberger-Grünwald (eds.) Foreign Direct Investment in Europe: A Changing Landscape. Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar, 2007.

June 2006Measuring International Trade in Services
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Published: Measuring International Trade in Services, Robert E. Lipsey. in International Trade in Services and Intangibles in the Era of Globalization, Reinsdorf and Slaughter. 2009

January 2005World Trade Flows: 1962-2000
with Robert C. Feenstra, Haiyan Deng, Alyson C. Ma, Hengyong Mo: w11040
April 2004Factor Prices and Factor Substitution in U.S. Firms' Manufacturing Affiliates Abroad
with Maria Borga: w10442

Published: Maria Borga & Robert E. Lipsey, 2009. "Factor Prices, Factor Substitution and Exporting in US Manufacturing Affiliates Abroad," The World Economy, Blackwell Publishing, vol. 32(1), pages 30-48, 01.

January 2003Foreign Firms and Indonesian Manufacturing Wages: An Analysis With Panel Data
with Fredrik Sjoholm: w9417

Published: Sjoholm, Fredrik & Lipsey, Robert E, 2006. "Foreign Firms and Indonesian Manufacturing Wages: An Analysis with Panel Data," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 55(1), pages 201-21, October. citation courtesy of

October 2002Home and Host Country Effects of FDI
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Published: Baldwin, Robert E. and L. Alan Winters (eds.) Challenges to Globalization. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2004.

August 2002Foreign Entry into U.S. Manufacturing by Takeovers and the Creation of New Firms
with Zadia Feliciano: w9122
December 2001Foreign Direct Investment and the Operations of Multinational Firms: Concepts, History, and Data
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Published: Choi, E. Kwan and James Harrigan (eds.) Handbook of International Trade. London: Blackwell, 2003.

November 2001Affiliate Activity in Japanese and U.S. Multinationals and Japanese Exports, 1986-1995
with Eric D. Ramstetter: w8581
May 2001Foreign Direct Investment and Wages in Indonesian Manufacturing
with Fredrik Sjoholm: w8299

Published: Lipsey, Robert E. & Sjoholm, Fredrik, 2004. "Foreign direct investment, education and wages in Indonesian manufacturing," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 73(1), pages 415-422, February.

January 2001Foreign Direct Investors in Three Financial Crises
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August 2000Affiliates of U.S. and Japanese Multinationals in East Asian Production and Trade
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July 2000Interpreting Developed Countries' Foreign Direct Investment
w7810

Published: Investing Today for the World of Tomorrow. Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 2001.

June 2000The Role of Foreign Direct Investment in International Capital Flows
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May 2000FDI in the Restructuring of the Japanese Economy
with Magnus Blomstrom, Denise Konan: w7693

Published: Blomstrom, Magnus, Byron Gangnes, and Sumner La Croix. Japan's new economy: Continuity and change in the twenty-first century. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2001.

March 2000Outward FDI and Parent Exports and Employment: Japan, the United States, and Sweden
with Eric D. Ramstetter, Magnus Blomstrom: w7623

Published: Lipsey, Robert E., Eric D. Ramstetter and Mangus Blomstrom. "Outward FDI And Apparent Exports And Employment: Japan, The United States, And Sweden," Global Economy Journal, 2000, v1(4,Oct), Article 1.

September 1999Foreign Production by U.S. Firms and Parent Firm Employment
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Published: Lipsey, Robert E. and Jean-Louis Mucchielli (eds.) Multinational Firms and Impacts on Employment, Trade, and Technology. London: Routledge, 2002.

February 1999Foreign Ownership and Wages in the United States, 1987 - 1992
with Zadia Feliciano: w6923

Published: Feliciano, Zadia M. and Robert E. Lipsey. "Foreign Ownerhsip, Wages, And Wage Changes In U.S. Industries, 1987-92," Contemporary Economic Policy, 2006, v24(1,Jan), 74-91.

January 1999The Location and Characteristics of U.S. Affiliates in Asia
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Published: Papers and Proceedings of International Symposium: Foreign Direct Investment in Asia (October 22-23, 1998), Tokyo, Department of Research Cooperatoin, Economic Research Institute, Economic Planning Agency, Government of Japan.

February 1998Measuring Real Investment: Trends in the United States and International Comparisons
with Milka S. Kirova: w6404

Published: The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, Vol. 80, no. 1 (January-February 1998): 3-18 citation courtesy of

Internationalized Production in Developed and Developing Countries and in Industry Sectors
w6405
October 1997Foreign Direct Investment and Employment: Home Country Experience in the United States and Sweden
with Magnus Blomstrom, Gunnar Fors: w6205

Published: Economic Journal, Vol. 107, no. 445 (November 1997): 1787-1797. citation courtesy of

May 1997Wage Dispersion and Country Price Levels
with Birgitta Swedenborg: w6039

Published: Wage Dispersion and Country Price Levels, Robert E. Lipsey, Birgitta Swedenborg. in International and Interarea Comparisons of Income, Output, and Prices, Heston and Lipsey. 1999

January 1997World Trade Flows, 1970-1992, with Production and Tariff Data
with Robert C. Feenstra, Harry P. Bowen: w5910
December 1995Internationalized Production in World Output
with Magnus Blomstrom, Eric Ramstetter: w5385

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September 1995Trade and Production Networks of U.S. MNCs and Exports by Their Asian Affiliates
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Published: Globalization, Trade, and Foreign Direct Investment, Series in International Business and Economics, Dunning, John H., ed.: Elsevier Services, Ltd., 1998.

May 1995Wages and Foreign Ownership: A Comparative Study of Mexico, Venezuela and the United States
with Brian Aitken, Ann Harrison: w5102

Published: Journal of International Economics, vol. 40. no. 3/4, May 1996, pp. 345-371 citation courtesy of

November 1994Foreign-Owned Firms and U.S. Wages
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April 1994U.S. Foreign Trade and the Balance of Payments, 1800-1913
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Published: Engerman, Stanley and Robert Gallman (eds.) Cambridge Economic History of the United States, vol II. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2000.

March 1994Quality Change and other Influences on Measures of Export Prices of Manufactured Goods and the Terms of Trade between Primary Products and Manufacture
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Outward Direct Investment and the U.S. Economy
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December 1993The High Cost of Eating: Agricultural Protection and International Differences in Consumer Food Prices
with Birgitta Swedenborg: w4555

Published: Review of Income and Wealth, series 42, no. 2, pp. 181-194, June 1996.

August 1993Is Fixed Investment the Key to Economic Growth?
with Magnus Blomstrom, Mario Zejan: w4436

Published: Quarterly Journal of Economics, vol CXI, Issue 1, Feb 1996, pp. 269-276. citation courtesy of

November 1992Technological Characteristics of Industries and the Competitiveness of the U.S. and its Multinational Firms
with Irving B. Kravis: w2933

Published: "Sources of Competitiveness of the U.S. and its Multinational Firms." The Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. LXXIV, No. 2 (May 1992).

August 1992What Explains Developing Country Growth?
with Magnus Blomstrom, Mario Zejan: w4132

Published: "What Explains the Growth of Developing Countries" in William Baumol, Richard Nelson and Edward Wolff, eds., Convergence and Productivity: Cross-National Studies and Historical Evidence, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1994

July 1992Foreign Direct Investment in the U.S.: Changes Over Three Decades
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February 1991Foreign Direct Investment in the U.S. and U.S. Trade
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Published: The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, No. 516 , pp. 76-90, (July 1991).

September 1990Measures of Prices and Price Competitiveness in International Trade in Manufactured Goods
with Linda Molinari, Irving B. Kravis: w3442

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August 1990Foreign Firms and Export Performance in Developing Countries: Lessons from the Debt Crisis
with Magnus Blomstrom: w3412

Published: Gote Hansson, ed., Trade, Growth and Development: The Role of Politics and Institutions, London and New York, Routledge, 1993"Foreign Firms and Structural Adjustment in Latin America: Lessons from the Debt Crisis"

March 1990American Firms Face Europe: 1992
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Published: U.S. - Japan Economic Forum, Vol. 1, edited by Martin Feldstein and Yutaka Kosai, pp. 9-32, (1990).

The International Comparison Program: Current Status and Problems
with Irving B. Kravis: w3304

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January 1990Reviving the Federal Statistical System: International Aspects
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Published: The American Economic Review, Vol. 80, No. 2, pp. 337-340, (May 1990). citation courtesy of

October 1989What Do Rich Countries Trade with Each Other? R&D and the Composition of U.S. and Swedish Trade
with Magnus Blomstrom, Lennart Ohlsson: w3140

Published: Banca Nazionale del Lavoro Quarterly Review, No. 173, pp. 215-235, (June 1990).

April 1989The Internationalization of Production
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November 1988The Effect of Multinational Firms' Operations on Their Domestic Employment
with Irving B. Kravis: w2760

Published: "Parent Firms and their Foreign Subsidiaries in Goods and Service Indudtries." International trade and Finance Association, 1991, Proceedings, pp. 207-222.

September 1988Interactions between Domestic and Foreign Investment
with Guy V.G. Stevens: w2714

Published: Journal of International Money and Finance, Vol. 11, pp. 40-62, (1992). citation courtesy of

June 1988Production and Trade in Services by U.S. Multinational Firms
with Irving B. Kravis: w2615

Published: "Parent Firms and their Foreign Subsdiaries in Goods and Service Industries" , International Trade and Finance Association, 1992, Proceedings, pp. 207-222. See also NBER Reprint #1828 and NBER Working Paper #2760.

March 1988National Price Levels and the Prices of Tradables and Nontradables
with Irving B. Kravis: w2536

Published: The American Economic Review, Vol. 78, No. 2, pp. 474-478, (May 1988). citation courtesy of

1988Multinational Firms and Manufactured Exports from Developing Countries
with Magnus Blomstrom, Irving B. Kravis: w2493

Published: "R&D by Multinational Firms and Host Country Exports" in Robert Evenson and Gustav Ranis editors. Science and Technology Policy: Lessons for Developing Asia, Westview Press, 1990.

September 1987U.S. and Swedish Direct Investment and Exports
with Magnus Blomstrom, Ksenia Kulchycky: w2390

Published: U.S. and Swedish Direct Investment and Exports, Magnus Blomstrom, Robert E. Lipsey, Ksenia Kulchycky. in Trade Policy Issues and Empirical Analysis, Baldwin. 1988

July 1987U.S. Firms in Latin American Service Industries
with Magnus Blomstrom: w2307

Published: "US Multinationals in Latin American Service Industries." From World Development, Vol. 17, No. 11, pp. 1769-1776, (November 1989).

June 1987Is the U.S. a Spendthrift Nation?
with Irving B. Kravis: w2274

Published: Chapter 2, "Saving and Capital Formation in the United States and Other Industrial Countries" from Saving and Economic Growth: Is the United States Really Falling Behind?, re. by Kravis and Lipsey. NY: American Council of Life Insurance and The Conference Board, report No. 90.

May 1987Changing Patterns of International Investment In and By the United States
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December 1986Firm Size and Foreign Direct Investment
with Magnus Blomstrom: w2092

Published: "Firm Size and Foreign Operation of Multinationals." From The Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 93, No. 1, pp. 101-107, (1991).

November 1986The Export Performance of Swedish and U.S. Multinationals
with Magnus Blomstrom: w2081

Published: "The Export Performance of U.S. and Swedish Multinationals." From Review of Income and Wealth, Series 35, No. 3, pp. 245-264, (September 1989).

October 1986The Competitiveness and Comparative Advantage of U.S. Multinationals, 1957-1983
with Irving B. Kravis: w2051

Published: Lipsey, Robert E. and Irving B. Kravis. "The Competitiveness and Comparative Advantage of U.S. Multinationals, 1957-1984," Banca Nazionale del Lavoro Quarterly Review, No. 161, June 1987, pp. 147-165.

September 1986Prices, Activity, and Machinery Exports: An Analysis Based on New PriceData
with Dennis M. Bushe, Irving B. Kravis: r0764

Published: From Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. LXVIII, No. 2, pp. 248-255,(May 1986). (NOTE: This reprint is also WP 0521, and Reprint 0252.)

May 1986The Assessment of National Price Levels
with Irving B. Kravis: w1912

Published:

  • Kravis, Irving B. and Robert E. Lipsey."The Assessment of National Price Levels," Real-Financial Linkages among Open Economies, eds. Sven W. Arndt & J . David Richardson, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, Fall 1987.
  • Kravis, Irving B. and Robert E. Lipsey. "National Price Levels And The Prices Of Tradables And Nontradables," American Economic Review, 1988, v78(2), 474-478.

February 1985The Competitive Position of U.S. Manufacturing Firms
with Irving B. Kravis: w1557

Published: Lipsey, Robert E. and Irving B. Kravis. "The Competitive Position of U.S. Manufacturing Firms." Banca Nazionale del Lavoro Quarterly Review, No. 153,(June 1985), pp. 127-154.

December 1984Foreign Production and Exports of Individual Firms
with Merle Yahr Weiss: r0558

Published: Lipsey, Robert E. and Merle Yahr Weiss. "Foreign Production and Exports of Individual Firms." Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 66, No. 2, (May 1984), pp. 304-308. Revised version of working papers #87 and #131.

September 1984Host-Country Regulation and Other Determinants of Overseas Operations ofU.S. Motor Vehicle and Parts Companies
with Ksenia Kulchycky: w1463
April 1983Characteristics of U.S. Manufacturing Companies Investing Abroad and their Choice of Production Locations
with Irving B. Kravis, Linda O'Connor: w1104
December 1982U.S.-Owned Affiliates and Host-Country Exports
with Irving B. Kravis: w1037
November 1982Swedish Firms Acquired by Foreigners: A Comparison of Before and After Takeover
with Linda O'Connor: w1022
Towards an Explanation of National Price Levels
with Irving B. Kravis: w1034

Published:

  • Kravis, Irving B. and Robert E. Lipsey. "Toward an Explanation of National Price Levels." Princeton Studies in International Finance, No. 52, (November 1983).
  • Kravis, Irving B. and Robert E. Lipsey. "National Price Levels And The Prices Of Tradables And Nontradables," American Economic Review, 1988, v78(2), 474-478.

October 1982Recent Trends in U.S. Trade and Investment
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Published: in "Problems of Advanced Economies, Proceedings of the Third Conference on Advanced Societies," Miyawaki, Nagasada (ed.) Berlin and Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag, 1984.

September 1981Prices and Terms of Trade for Developed-Country Exports of Manufactured Goods
with Irving B. Kravis: w0774

Published: Kravis, Irving B. and Robert E. Lipsey. "Prices and Terms of Trade for Developed-Country Exports of Manufactured Goods." The Economics of Relative Prices, edited by Bela Csikos- Nagy, Douglas Hague, and Graham Hall, pp. 415-445. New York: Saint Martin's Press, 1984.

March 1981Foreign Takeovers of Swedish Firms
with Birgitta Swedenborg: w0641
July 1980A Model of Firms' Decisions to Export or Produce Abroad
with J. Weinblatt: w0511
Prices and Market Shares in the International Machinery Trade
with Irving B. Kravis, Dennis M. Bushe: w0521

Published:

  • Kravis, Irving B. and Lipsey, Robert E. "Prices and Market Shares in the International Machinery Trade." The Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. LXIV, No. 1, (February 1982), pp. 110-116. 6 citation courtesy of
  • Bushe, Dennis, Irving B. Kravis and Robert E. Lipsey."Prices, Activity, and Machinery Exports: An Analysis Based on New Price Data" The Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. LXVIII No. 2, pp. 248-55, May 1986.

June 1980The Location of Overseas Production and Production for Export by U.S. Multinational Firms
with Irving B. Kravis: w0482

Published: Kravis, Irving B. and Lipsey, Robert E. "The Location of Overseas Production and Production for Export by U.S. Multinational Firms." Journal of International Economics, Vol. 12, No. 3/4 (May 1982), pp. 201-223. citation courtesy of

April 1979The Creation of Microdata Sets for Enterprises and Establishments
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Published: Lipsey, Robert E. "The Creation of Microdata Sets for Enterprises and Establishments." Annales de L'INSEE, No. 30-31, (1978), pp. 395-422.

October 1978Do Multinational Firms Adapt Factor Proportions To Relative Factor Prices?
with Irving B. Kravis, Romualdo A. Roldan: w0293

Published: Do Multinational Firms Adapt Factor Proportions to Relative Factor Prices?, Robert E. Lipsey, Irving Kravis. in Trade and Employment in Developing Countries, vol. 2: Factor Supply and Substitution, Krueger. 1982

July 1977Export Prices and Exchange Rates
with Irving B. Kravis, Eliot R. J. Kalter: w0182

Published: (Published as "Export Prices and the Transmission of Inflation") American Economic Review, Vol. 67, no. 1 (1977): 155-163.

June 1977Price Behavior in the Light of Balance of Payments Theories
with Irving B. Kravis: w0181

Published: Kravis, Irving B. and Lipsey, Robert E. "Price Behavior in the Light of Balance of Payment Theories." Journal of International Economics, Vol. 8, No. 2, (May 1978), pp. 193-246. citation courtesy of

May 1977Export and Domestic Prices Under Inflation and Exchange Rate Movements
with Irving B. Kravis: w0176

Published: Kravis, Irving B. and Robert E. Lipsey. "Export Prices and the Transmission of Inflation." American Economic Review, Vol. 67, No. 1, (February 1977), pp. 155-163.

March 1976Exports and Foreign Investment in Manufacturing Industries
with Merle Yahr Weiss: w0131

Published: Lipsey, Robert E. and Weiss, Merle Yahr. "Foreign Production and Exports in Manufacturing Industries." The Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. LXIII, No. 4, pp. 488-494, (November 1981). (NOTE: Reprint 240 isbased on this Working Paper- W0131- as well as on W0087.)

May 1975Exports and Foreign Investment in the Pharmaceutical Industry
with Merle Yahr Weiss: w0087

Published: "Foreign Production and Exports in Manufacturing Industries" From The Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. LXIII, No. 4, pp.488-494,(November 1981). (NOTE: Reprint 240 is based on BOTH W0087 and W0131).

September 1973Multinational Firms and the Factor Intensity of Trade
with Merle Yahr Weiss: w0008

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