Technology, trade, and growth: A unified framework

Jonathan W. Eaton, Samuel Kortum

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Our recent work examines the links among innovation, technology, trade, and growth. One strand focuses on research activity, technology diffusion, and growth. The other examines technology and trade. In this paper we exploit the common treatment of technology in these two strands to provide a parsimonious model of innovation, growth, and trade. We examine the effect of lower geographic barriers to trade on research and the effects of scale and research productivity on relative incomes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)742-755
Number of pages14
JournalEuropean Economic Review
Issue number4-6
StatePublished - May 1 2001

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Finance
  • Economics and Econometrics

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