Offshoring and the Shortening of the Quality Ladder: Evidence from Danish Apparel∗

  • Valérie Smeets, Sharon Traiberman, Frederic Warzynski
  • Published 2014


Recently a small and growing empirical literature has attempted to analyze the role that quality plays in our understanding of trade. In particular, the recent work of Khandelwal (2010) has brought the insights of structural IO models of demand to bear into trade data. Our work builds on this new structural literature; we use similar demand estimation… (More)


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