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Trade prices and volumes in East Asia through the crisis

This paper presents a break-down of the export and import performance of select East Asian countries into price and volume effects. The results show that in aggregate, the decline in export revenue experienced by these countries in 1998 was largely due to a 9.1 percent fall in prices, and that export volume actually rose. Similarly, while the import volume of these countries did fall in 1998, the decline was not as great as in the dollar value of those imports, but reflected a greater slide in import prices of 10.8 percent. The fall in import and export prices in the East Asian region began ...
International Finance Discussion Papers , Paper 643

Working Paper
Trade policy and union wage dynamics

Working Paper Series, Macroeconomic Issues , Paper 89-19

Journal Article
Recent developments in U.S. international transactions

Federal Reserve Bulletin , Issue Apr , Pages 255-264

Journal Article
U.S. balance of payments and investment position

Federal Reserve Bulletin , Issue Apr

Journal Article
How important is the U.S.-Canada border?

International Economic Trends , Issue Aug

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The nature and growth of vertical specialization in world trade

Dramatic changes are occurring in the nature of international trade. Production processes increasingly involve a sequential, vertical trading chain stretching across many countries, with each country specializing in particular stages of a good's production sequence. We document a key aspect of these vertical linkages--the use of imported inputs in producing goods that are exported -- which we call vertical specialization. Using input-output tables from the OECD and emerging market countries we estimate that vertical specialization accounts for up to 30 percent of world exports, and has grown ...
Staff Reports , Paper 72

Journal Article
U.S. international transactions in 1991

Federal Reserve Bulletin , Issue May

Journal Article
I dream of protective genies

The softwood lumber and steel industries begged for protection from imports. Both got their wish, but has it helped?
Fedgazette , Volume 15 , Issue Jul , Pages 8-12

Journal Article
When tariff cuts don't boost import variety

Sustained growth of international trade since World War II has coincided with an array of trade agreements and gradual reduction of tariffs. How much declining tariffs boosted commerce and the impact of liberalized trade rules on a country's standard of living have been a central focus of trade-policy economic research. The welfare effects of trade liberalization can be quite different when viewed from either of two perspectives--from the intensive margin, where liberalizing countries import more of the same goods, or from the extensive margin, where countries import a greater variety of ...
Economic Letter , Volume 5

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The evolving external orientation of manufacturing: a profile of four countries

Using more than two decades of industry data, the authors profile the external orientation of manufacturing industries in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Japan. They use the term "external orientation" to describe the potential exposure of an industry's revenues and costs to world events through exports, imports, and imported inputs. For each major manufacturing industry, the authors provide histories of the share of total revenues earned in foreign markets, the role of imports in domestic consumption, and the costs of imported inputs in total production. In addition, ...
Economic Policy Review , Volume 3 , Issue Jul , Pages 53-81

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