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Foreign direct investment and relative wages

Robert C. Feenstra

Foreign direct investment and relative wages

evidence from Mexico"s maquiladoras

by Robert C. Feenstra

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wages -- Mexico -- Mathematical models.,
  • Income distribution -- Mexico.,
  • Investments, Foreign -- Mexico -- Mathematical models.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert C. Feenstra, Gordon H. Hanson.
    SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper no.5122, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 5122.
    ContributionsHanson, Gordon H., National Bureau of Economic Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination34, [5] p. :
    Number of Pages34
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22419407M

    Get this from a library! Foreign direct investment and relative wages: evidence from Mexico's maquiladoras. [Robert C Feenstra; Gordon H Hanson; National Bureau of Economic Research.]. Net income on capital held abroad $35m Foreign aid received $m Foreign direct investment $m Portfolio investment $50m Other investment $50m Table: Balance of Payments) According to the data in this table, what is the current account balance for this country in ?

      Over the past decade, foreign direct investment (FDI) around the world has nearly tripled, and with this surge have come dramatic shifts in FDI flows. In Foreign Direct Investment, distinguished economists look at changes in FDI, including historical trends, specific country experiences, developments in the semiconductor industry, and variations in international mergers and acquisitions. Foreign Investment and Income Inequality in Mexico ing within the FDI literature is that MNCs pay a wage premium over local firms Part of this result is attributed to MNCs locating in industries and in urban areas that have higher median wages than the national median wage Yet, even after.

    Effect of trade and foreign direct investment on employment and relative wages. Cambridge, MA: National Bureau of Economic Research, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Robert E Baldwin; National Bureau of Economic Research. "Foreign direct investment and relative wages: Evidence from Mexico's maquiladoras," Journal of International Economics, Elsevier, vol. 42(), pages , May. Robert C. .


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Foreign direct investment and relative wages by Robert C. Feenstra Download PDF EPUB FB2

Foreign Direct Investment and Relative Wages: Evidence from Mexico's Maquiladoras Robert C. Feenstra, Gordon H. Hanson. NBER Working Paper No.

Issued in May NBER Program(s):Economic Fluctuations and Growth, International Trade and InvestmentCited by: In this paper, we examine the increase in relative wages for skilled workers in Mexico during the s.

Rising wage inequality in Mexico is linked to foreign capital inflows. We study the impact of foreign direct investment (FDI) on the skilled labor share of wages in Mexico over –Cited by: the effects of trade and foreign direct investment on employment and relative wages by robert e.

baldwin university of wisconsin organisation for economic co-operation and development paris complete document available on olis in its original formatCited by: Applying other approaches, Das () considers the impact of foreign direct investment (FDI) on the relative wage for a developing economy, while Chao and Yu (), Jones () and Oladi and.

The main objective of this study is to investigate empirically the effects of foreign direct investment (FDI) on wages in a cross-country setting.

We investigate the general equilibrium propositions that capital inflows (outflows) increase (lower) wages in host (home) countries due to the change in relative factor by:   According to the conventional wisdom, foreign direct investment (FDI) can raise relative wages of skilled labor in a host country by bringing in skill-biased technology.

This paper proposes an alternative hypothesis that in an economy characterized by labor market segmentation and high labor mobility costs, FDI could increase relative wages of skilled labor even without bringing in skill-biased Cited by: We study the impact of foreign direct investment (FDI) on the share of skilled labor in total wages in Mexico using state-level data on two-digit industries from the Industrial Census for the period to We measure the state- level growth in FDI using data on the regional activities of foreign- owned assembly plants.

Foreign Investment, Outsourcing and Relative Wages Robert C. Feenstra, Gordon H. Hanson. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in May NBER Program(s):International Trade and Investment. In this paper we examine the reduction in the relative employment and wages of unskilled workers in the U.S.

during the 's. THE IMPACT OF FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT ON WAGES AND WORKING CONDITIONS 1. Introduction Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) is often seen as a driver for economic development as it may bring capital, technology, management know-how.

Feenstra, R.C. and Hanson, G.H. () Foreign Direct Investment and Relative Wages Evidence from Mexico’s Maquiladoras. Journal of International Economics, 42, In this paper, we examine the impact of foreign direct investment (FDI) on local urban inequality in China.

Specifically, we consider the FDI policy change as an exogenous shock on the local labour markets. We find that cities that have experienced a bigger policy change in promoting FDI between and are significantly more unequal in Foreign direct investment and relative wages: Evidence from Mexico's maquiladoras.

Robert Feenstra and Gordon Hanson (). Journal of International Economics,vol. 42, issueDate: References: View references in EconPapers View complete reference list from CitEc Citations: View citations in EconPapers () Track citations by RSS feed.

Feenstra, Robert C. & Hanson, Gordon H., " Foreign direct investment and relative wages: Evidence from Mexico's maquiladoras," Journal of International Economics, Elsevier, vol. 42 (), pagesMay. Robert C. Feenstra & Gordon H. Hanson, Using Chinese urban household survey data, Zhao () investigated the effects of foreign direct investment on wage inequality and found that inward FDI contributed to the rise in relative wages.

Foreign Investment, Outsourcing and Relative Wages. The impacts on developing Asia of the economic slowdown in – in high-income countries of. This study analyzes the impact on male and female wages of tariff reform and the reduction of regulatory barriers faced by domestic and foreign firms operating in business services.

The study applies the model to Tanzania and develops a data set that distinguishes labor and wages by gender for 52 sectors and four skill categories. This paper examines the issue of the effect of foreign direct investment on the relative wage in the context of a developing economy.

Recognizing that competing domestic entrepreneurs are potentially skilled workers, foreign investment in skilled-labor intensive sectors is. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) is an important source of private capital for wages.

As foreign firms have less knowledge of the local labour market, skilled relative wages and employment will vary between sectors and across countries.

Brian Aitken & Ann Harrison & Robert E. Lipsey, "Wages and Foreign Ownership: A Comparative Study of Mexico, Venezuela and the United States," NBER Working PapersNational Bureau of Economic Research, Inc. Aitken, B.

& Harrison, A. & Lipsey, R.E., "Wages and Foreign Ownership: A Comparative Study of Mexico, Venezuela, and the United States," Papers. “Foreign Direct Investment, Exchange Rate Variability and Demand Uncertainty.” International Economic Review, vol.

36 no. 4, (November ) pp. Klein, M. and E. Rosengren, "The Real Exchange Rate and Foreign Direct Investment in the United States: Relative Wealth vs. Relative Wage Effects," Journal of International. the effects of foreign ownership in five African countries.

While FDI may support development in the aggregate, more attention should be focused on the distribution of gains from FDI, notably effects on wage inequality.

The issue Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) is an important source of private capital for developing countries. The UN conference.Foreign Investment, Outsourcing and Relative Wages. Robert Feenstra and Gordon Hanson (). NoNBER Working Papers from National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Abstract: In this paper we examine the reduction in the relative employment and wages of unskilled workers in the U.S.

during the 's. We argue that a contributing factor to this decline was rising imports reflecting the.Foreign direct investment (FDI) is an integral part of an open and effective international economic system and a major catalyst to development. Yet, the benefits of FDI do not accrue automatically and evenly across countries, sectors and local communities.

National policies and the international investment.