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NBER Working Papers and Publications

October 2010Measuring Tradable Services and the Task Content of Offshorable Services Jobs
with J. Bradford Jensen
in Labor in the New Economy, Katharine G. Abraham, James R. Spletzer, and Michael Harper, editors
August 2010Report on the State of Available Data for the Study of International Trade and Foreign Direct Investment
with Robert C. Feenstra, Robert E. Lipsey, Lee G. Branstetter, C. Fritz Foley, James Harrigan, J. Bradford Jensen, Catherine Mann, Peter K. Schott, Greg C. Wright: w16254
This report, prepared for the Committee on Economic Statistics of the American Economic Association, examines the state of available data for the study of international trade and foreign direct investment. Data on values of imports and exports of goods are of high quality and coverage, but price data suffer from insufficient detail. It would be desirable to have more data measuring value-added in trade as well as prices of comparable domestic and imported inputs. Value data for imports and exports of services are too aggregated and valuations are questionable, while price data for service exports and imports are almost non-existent. Foreign direct investment data are of high quality but quality has suffered from budget cuts. Data on trade in intellectual property are fragmentary. The int...
April 2006Comment on "We Can Work It Out: The Globalization of ICT-Enabled Services"
in International Trade in Services and Intangibles in the Era of Globalization, Marshall Reinsdorf and Matthew J. Slaughter, editors
January 2000Trade and Job Loss in US. Manufacturing, 1979-1994
in The Impact of International Trade on Wages, Robert C. Feenstra, editor
 
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