Kaplinsky, Raphael and Santos-Paulino, Amelia U.
|DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link:||http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cje/bei098|
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This paper examines trends in the unit prices of manufactured imports into the European Union (EU) in the period 1988-2002. This is undertaken at a high level of disaggregation, and it is this decomposition which we believe has important implications both for a range of bodies of economic analysis and for policy. The analyses undertaken in this paper confirm that disaggregation matters in helping to identify unit-price trends. We have also shown that unit-price trends vary with the type of economy exporting into Europe and the type of product being exported, and that these results are robust at high levels of disaggregation.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||unit prices; globalisation; globalization; trade; industry; labour market; industrialisation and manufacturing; innovation|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Mathematics, Computing and Technology > Engineering & Innovation
Mathematics, Computing and Technology
|Interdisciplinary Research Centre:||Innovation, Knowledge & Development research centre (IKD)|
|Depositing User:||Raphael Kaplinsky|
|Date Deposited:||14 Nov 2006|
|Last Modified:||14 Jan 2016 16:17|
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