Measuring Competitiveness: Trade in Goods or Tasks?

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Measuring Competitiveness: Trade in Goods or Tasks?
With global supply chains, any value added or production task can be traded as part of goods. This means that competitiveness can be measured either in terms of "tasks" (Bems and Johnson, 2012), or goods, but with goods prices reflecting the cost of tasks embedded in those goods. We show that when measuring competitiveness in goods, the formula... READ MORE...

Publication date: May 2013
ISBN 9781484325803
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