Trade induced technical change? The impact of Chinese imports on innovation and Information Technology

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There is a popular belief that Chinese imports have devastated US and European manufacturing and contributed to rising inequality. Somewhat paradoxically, the consensus amongst empirical economists is that trade has not been a major cause of rising wage inequality (although this is largely based on datasets predating China’s rise). We argue that both views… (More)

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@inproceedings{Bloom2007TradeIT, title={Trade induced technical change? The impact of Chinese imports on innovation and Information Technology}, author={Nicholas Bloom and Mirko Draca and John Van Reenen}, year={2007} }