OECD Jobs Study Working Papers

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ISSN :
1815-2007 (online)
DOI :
10.1787/18152007
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This series is designed to make available to a wider readership selected papers prepared for use in the context of the OECD Jobs Study. The principal results of this study have been published in the form of a concise synthesis report entitled: The OECD Jobs Study: Facts, Analyses, Strategies, followed by a detailed background report (in two volumes) entitled: The OECD Jobs Study: Evidence and Explanations. The working papers are generally available only in their original language - English or French - with a summary in the other.
 

The Impact of Trade and Foreign Direct Investment on Labour Markets

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Author(s):
Patrick A. Messerlin
Publication Date
01 Jan 1995
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No.:
9
Pages
39
DOI
10.1787/767608658653

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This paper studies whether the belief is justified that foreign trade and capital outflows have dramatically reduced the number of jobs available to French workers and are leading to a substantial decline in French wages, especially of low-skilled workers.