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Weighing China's export basket: The domestic content and technology intensity of Chinese exports (2012)
Journal Article
Upward, R., Wang, Z., & Zheng, J. (2013). Weighing China's export basket: The domestic content and technology intensity of Chinese exports. Journal of comparative economics, 41(2), (527-543). doi:10.1016/j.jce.2012.07.004. ISSN 0147-5967

In this paper we use new, detailed, and comprehensive linked firm-transaction data to measure the domestic content and technology intensity of Chinese exports over the period 2000-2007. We evaluate the extent of value-added in China's exports, using... Read More

Why is corruption less harmful to income inequality in Latin America? (2012)
Journal Article
Dobson, S., & Ramlogan-Dobson, C. (2012). Why is corruption less harmful to income inequality in Latin America?. World Development, 40(8), 1534-1545. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2012.04.015

Conventional wisdom says corruption is bad for income inequality. But recent research on Latin America finds a trade-off between corruption and inequality and suggests this is due to the large informal sector in the region. Using data on a large samp... Read More