Estimating the Impact of Trade and Offshoring on American Workers using the Current Population Surveys

@article{Ebenstein2014EstimatingTI,
  title={Estimating the Impact of Trade and Offshoring on American Workers using the Current Population Surveys},
  author={A. Ebenstein and Ann E. Harrison and M. McMillan and Shannon Phillips},
  journal={Review of Economics and Statistics},
  year={2014},
  volume={96},
  pages={581-595}
}
Abstract We link industry-level data on trade and offshoring with individual-level worker data from the Current Population Surveys from 1984 to 2002. We find that occupational exposure to globalization is associated with significant wage effects, while industry exposure has no significant impact. We present evidence that globalization has put downward pressure on worker wages through the reallocation of workers away from higher-wage manufacturing jobs into other sectors and other occupations… Expand
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