Beyond Ricardo: Assignment Models in International Trade⇤

  title={Beyond Ricardo: Assignment Models in International Trade⇤},
  author={Arnaud Costinot and Jonathan Vogel},
International trade has experienced a Ricardian revival. In this article, we offer a user guide to assignment models, which we will refer to as Ricardo-Roy (R-R) models, that have contributed to this revival. ⇤Authors’ email addresses: and We thank Pol Antràs, Ariel Burstein, Jonathan Dingel, Dave Donaldson, Samuel Kortum, Andrés Rodrı́guez-Clare, and Bernard Salanié for helpful comments as well as Rodrigo Adao for excellent research assistance. 

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