Event: ADB Conference on Economic Development 2017: Entrepreneurship, Firm Dynamics, and New Technologies

Trade Liberalization, Technology and Labor Market Outcomes: Evidence from India

09 January 2017
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Asha Sundaram, University of Auckland, New Zealand
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Rana Hasan, Asian Development Bank
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Devashish Mitra, Syracuse University, United States
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Motivated by recent studies that highlight the importance of firm level heterogeneity in understanding the impact of policy changes on firm behavior and outcomes, this paper allows trade and labor market outcomes to differ by firm characteristics, including their location across environments with rigid versus flexible labor regulations and the industry in which they operate.

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