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The once a year global financial institution convention on improvement Economics (ABCDE) brings jointly the world's top students and improvement practitioners for a full of life debate on cutting-edge considering in improvement coverage and the consequences for the worldwide economic climate. The thirteenth convention handled vital and debatable topics in improvement: globalization and inequality, with Daniel Cohen, Richard N. Cooper, Kevin H. O'Rourke, and Anthony J. Venables; and well-being and improvement, and Anne Case, Jean O. Lanjouw, Tomas Philipson and Rodrigo R. Soares, and Morten Rostrup. James D. Wolfensohn and Nicholas Stern additionally speak about the convention.
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New York: Oxford University Press. This Page Intentionally Left Blank Globalization and Inequality This Page Intentionally Left Blank Globalization and Inequality: Historical Trends Kevin H. O’Rourke This article surveys trends in international economic integration and inequality over the past 150 years, as well as the links between them. In doing so, it distinguishes among the different dimensions of globalization (trade, migration, and capital flows) and between inequality between countries and that within countries.
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Commodity market integration therefore leads to an increase in the demand for abundant (and cheap) factors of production, thus raising their price, while trade Globalization and Inequality: Historical Trends 41 leads to a decline in the demand for scarce (and expensive) factors of production, thus lowering their price. In a simple two-country, two-factor, two-good setting, with identical technology in the two countries, trade and factor mobility should have identical effects on factor prices and thus on income distribution.