Robert Feenstra has been a pioneer in the economic analysis of offshoring. His Ohlin lectures provide an elegant synthesis of how economists think about the globalization of production tracing its effects on the structure of wages the factor context of trade the measurement of productivity and the volatility of the macroeconomy. This volume is essential reading for scholars and policy analysts with an interest in how international trade transforms market economies.(Gordon Hanson, School of International Relations and Pacific Studies, University of California San Diego)
About the Author
Robert C. Feenstra is Professor of Economics and C. Bryan Cameron Distinguished Chair in International Economics at the University of California, Davis. He directs the International Trade and Investment Program at the National Bureau of Economic Research and is the author of Advanced International Trade: Theory and Evidence.