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Globalization and the Perceptions of American Workers

Kenneth F. Scheve and Matthew J. Slaughter
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Book
Published
Washington, DC : Institute for International Economics, c2001.
Language
English
Series
Globalization Balance Sheet Series
ISBN
0881322954
Contents
  • 2 Public Perceptions and Preferences about Globalization 13
  • Facts about US Policy Preferences 14
  • 3 Cleavages in Public Preferences about Globalization 47
  • Theory of Policy Preferences 47
  • Data Description 53
  • Econometric Specifications 57
  • Empirical Results: Do Skill Levels Affect Trade Policy Preferences? 59
  • Robustness Checks for Trade Policy Preferences 63
  • Asset Ownership and Trade Policy Preferences 67
  • Empirical Results: Do Skill Levels Affect Immigration Policy Preferences? 69
  • Empirical Results: Does Local Immigrant Concentration Affect Immigration Policy Preferences? 71
  • Robustness Checks for Immigration Policy Preferences 72
  • 4 Labor-Market Pressures Facing Workers 77
  • Changes in US Relative and Real Wages 78
  • Has Globalization Driven Recent US Wage Changes? 84
  • 5 Worker Perceptions and Pressures in the Global Economy 87
  • Is There a Disconnect between Worker Perceptions and Pressures in the United States? 87
  • Policy Implications 94
  • Appendix A Theory of Policy Cleavages 99
  • Appendix B Data Description 107
  • Appendix C Multiple Imputation Methodology 111
  • Appendix D Further Evidence of the Skills-Preference Cleavage 117
  • Figure 1.1 Globalization in terms of US imports and exports as a share of GDP 2
  • Figure 1.2 Globalization in terms of US immigrant inflows 3
  • Figure 1.3 Globalization in terms of US inward and outward FDI stock as a share of GDP 4
  • Figure 4.1 Skill premium in US manufacturing 79
  • Figure 4.2 Private-sector nonfarm average weekly earnings 81
  • Figure 4.3 Differential real-wage performance across skill groups 82
  • Figure A.1 World wage pool: Manufacturing wages and population, 1994 100
  • Figure A.2 US tariffs are higher in less-skill-intensive sectors 101
  • Table 3.1 Summary statistics for analysis of trade policy preferences 56
  • Table 3.2 Summary statistics for analysis of immigration policy preferences 57
  • Table 3.3 Determinants of individual opinion on international trade restrictions, 1992 59
  • Table 3.4 Determinants of individual opinion on international trade restrictions, 1996 60
  • Table 3.5 Change in probability of supporting trade restrictions as a result of a two-standard-deviation increase in the independent variable for each model, 1992 61
  • Table 3.6 Change in probability of supporting trade restrictions as a result of a two-standard-deviation increase in the independent variable for each model, 1996 62
  • Table 3.7 Determinants of individual opinion on international trade restrictions: Additional control variables 64
  • Table 3.8 Determinants of immigration policy preferences: Testing the Heckscher-Ohlin and factor-proportion-analysis models 70
  • Table 3.9 Estimated effect of increasing skill levels on the probability of supporting immigration restrictions 71
  • Table 3.10 Determinants of immigration policy preferences: Testing the area-analysis model 73
  • Table 4.1 Skill mix of the US labor force since 1940 83.
Description
xiii, 130 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Notes
  • "March 2001."
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 119-124) and index.
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