Labor's influence on the balance of the USA's merchandise accounts
Those US manufacturing industries that use more higher skilled American workers are found to have higher levels of exports and lower levels of imports, in a study based on statistics from 1987 for 255 industries (identified by four-digit SIC classifications). Import levels were found to be inversely proportional to labor efficiency and productivity, while export levels were directly related to the variables.
Publication Name: Bulletin of Economic Research
Toward a new conception of the environment-competitiveness relationship
The tradeoff between environmental goals and industrial competitiveness has been viewed in terms of social benefits and private costs. It is claimed that the environment-competitiveness issue is erroneously presented. Economic success can be achieved through innovation-based solutions which works for environmentalism and industrial competitiveness.
Publication Name: Journal of Economic Perspectives
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