The effects of trade liberalization on skill acquisition: a systematic review

Author:Sharon Zhengyang Sun, Samuel MacIsaac, Buck C. Duclos, Meredith B. Lilly
Position:Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada

Purpose The benefits of trade liberalization on upskilling and skill-based wage premiums for high-skilled workers have recently been questioned in policy circles, in part because of rising income inequality and populist movements in developed economies such as the USA. The purpose of this paper is to determine the effects of trade liberalization on the relative supply and demand for... (see full summary)

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