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Grossman, Gene M.

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Works: 204 works in 1,130 publications in 1 language and 10,175 library holdings
Genres: Conference proceedings  Handbooks, manuals, etc 
Roles: Editor, Honoree
Classifications: HF1411, 337
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Innovation and growth in the global economy by Gene M Grossman ( Book )
31 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traditional growth theory emphasizes the incentives for capital accumulation rather than technological progress. Innovation is treated as an exogenous process or a by-product of investment in machine and equipment. The authors develop a unique approach in which innovation is viewed as a deliberate outgrowth of investments in industrial research by forward-looking, profit-seeking agents
The political economy of trade policy papers in honor of Jagdish Bhagwati by Robert C Feenstra ( )
7 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This collection of papers by colleagues and former students celebrates the profound impact that Jagdish Bhagwati has had on the field of international economics over the past three decades. Bhagwati, who is the Arthur Lehman Professor of Economics at Columbia University, has made pathbreaking contributions to the theory of international trade and commercial policy, including immiserizing growth, domestic distortions, economic development, and political economy. His success and influence as a teacher and mentor is widely recognized among students at both MIT and Columbia, and as founder of the Journal of International Economics, he has encouraged research on many questions of theoretical and policy relevance. The political economy of trade policy, Bhagwati's most recent area of interest, is the theme of this collection, which addresses salient topics including market distortions, income distribution, and the political process of policy-making
Special interest politics by Gene M Grossman ( Book )
16 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Imperfect competition and international trade by Gene M Grossman ( Book )
23 editions published between 1990 and 1997 in English and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Strategic trade policy : a survey of issues and early analysis by Gene M Grossman ( Book )
12 editions published between 1984 and 1993 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Essays in development economics by Jagdish N Bhagwati ( Book )
10 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Interest groups and trade policy by Gene M Grossman ( Book )
7 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Handbook of international economics by Ronald Winthrop Jones ( Book )
26 editions published between 1984 and 2001 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Handbook of International Economics
Intergenerational redistribution with short-lived governments by Gene M Grossman ( Book )
25 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
We study the politics of intergenerational redistribution in an overlapping generations model with short-lived governments. The successive governments who care about the welfare of the currently living generations and possibly about campaign contributions e unable to pre-commit the future course of redistributive taxation. In a stationary politico-economic equilibrium, the tax rate in each period depends on the current value of the state variable and all expectations about future political outcomes are fulfilled. We find that there exist multiple stationary equilibria in many political settings. Steady-state welfare is often lower than it would be in the absence of redistributive politics
International protection of intellectual property by Gene M Grossman ( Book )
28 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"We study the incentives that governments have to protect intellectual property in a trading world economy. We consider a world economy with ongoing innovation in two countries that differ in market size, in their capacities for innovation, and in their absolute and comparative advantage in manufacturing. We associate the strength of IPR protection with the duration of a country's patents that are applied with national treatment. After describing the determination of national policies in a non-cooperative regime of patent protection, we ask, Why are patents longer in the North? We also study international patent agreements by deriving the properties of an efficient global regime of patent protection and asking whether harmonization of patent policies is necessary or sufficient for global efficiency"--National Bureau of Economic Research web site
Economic growth : theory and evidence ( Book )
11 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Imperfect labor contracts and international trade by Gene M Grossman ( Book )
21 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In an economy with imperfect labor contracts, differences in the distribution of human capital are an independent source of comparative advantage. I study a world economy with two sectors, one where output is produced by teams and another where individuals can work alone. When workers' abilities are private information and workers cannot verify the value of output or the level of a firm's profits, feasible labor contracts fail to generate efficient matching of workers within teams. The general equilibrium has the most talented workers opting for individualistic activities, while their less talented compatriots join teams. The team mismatches are more severe in the country with the more heterogeneous labor force, which generates a comparative disadvantage for this country in team production. Trade exacerbates the polarization' of the more diverse society. National income could be raised, and the distribution of income improved, by a marginal expansion in the size of the team sector
Diversity and trade by Gene M Grossman ( Book )
22 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
We develop a competitive model of trade between countries with similar aggregate factor endowments. The trade pattern reflects differences in the distribution of talent across the labor forces of the two countries. The country with a relatively homogenous population exports the good produced by a technology with complementarities between tasks. The country with a more diverse work force exports the good for which individual success is more important. Imperfect observabilitiy of talent strengthens the forces of comparative advantage. Finally, we examine an aspect of education policy concerning the spread of human capital across the student population
The politics of free trade agreements by Gene M Grossman ( Book )
28 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Suppose that an opportunity arises for two countries to negotiate a free trade agreement (FTA). Will an FTA between these countries be politically viable? And if so, what form will it take? We address these questions using a political-economy framework that emphasizes the interaction between industry special interest groups and an incumbent government. We describe the economic conditions necessary for an FTA to be an equilibrium outcome, both for the case when the agreement must cover all bilateral trade and when a few, politically sensitive sectors can be excluded from the agreement
Outsourcing in a global economy by Gene M Grossman ( Book )
29 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"We study the determinants of the location of sub-contracted activity in a general equilibrium model of outsourcing and trade. We model outsourcing as an activity that requires search for a partner and relationship-specific investments that are governed by incomplete contracts. The extent of international outsourcing depends inter alia on the thickness of the domestic and foreign market for input suppliers, the relative cost of searching in each market, the relative cost of customizing inputs, and the nature of the contracting environment in each country"--National Bureau of Economic Research web site
Technology and trade by Gene M Grossman ( Book )
20 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
We survey research on the relationship between technology and trade. We begin with the old literature, which treated the state of technology as exogenous and asked how changes in technology affect the trade pattern and welfare. Recent research has attempted to endogenize technological progress which results either from learning- by-doing or from investments in research and development. This allows one to examine not only how technology affects trade, but also how trade affects the evolution of technology. We emphasize the parallels between the models with learning-by-doing and those with explicit R & D and highlight the role that the geographic extent of knowledge spillovers plays in mediating the relationship between trade and technological progress
Incomplete contracts and industrial organization by Gene M Grossman ( Book )
20 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
We develop an equilibrium model of industrial structure in which the organization of firms is endogenous. Differentiated consumer products can be produced either by vertically integrated firms or by pairs of specialized companies. Production of each variety of consumer good requires a unique, specialized component. Vertically integrated firms can manufacture the components they need in the quantity and type that maximizes profits, but they face a relatively high cost of governance. Specialized firms can produce at lower cost, but input suppliers face a potential hold-up problem. We study the equilibrium mode of organization when inputs are fully or partially specialized. We consider how the degree of competition in the market and other parameters affect the equilibrium choices, and how the equilibrium compares with the efficient allocation
Outsourcing versus FDI in industry equilibrium by Gene M Grossman ( Book )
23 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
We study the determinants of the extent of outsourcing and of direct foreign investment in an industry in which producers need specialized components. Potential suppliers must make a relationship-specific investment in order to serve each prospective customer. Such investments are governed by imperfect contracts. A final-good producer can manufacture components for itself, but the per-unit cost is higher than for specialized suppliers. We consider how the size of the cost differential, the extent of contractual incompleteness, the size of the industry, and the relative wage rate affect the organization of industry production
Managerial incentives and the international organization of production by Gene M Grossman ( Book )
22 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
We develop a model in which the heterogeneous firms in an industry choose their modes of organization and the location of their subsidiaries or suppliers. We assume that the principals of a firm are constrained in the nature of the contracts they can write with suppliers or employees. Our main result concerns the sorting of firms with different productivity levels into different organizational forms. We use the model to examine the implications of falling trade costs for the relevant prevalence of outsourcing and foreign direct investment
 
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Grossman, G. M.
Grossman, Gene, 1955-
グロスマン, G. M
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