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Globalization and employment
Globalization and uncertainty
Globalization and inequality
Open questions
Globalization, offshoring and jobs
1.1 Introduction
1.2 Globalization and (un)employment
1.3 Globalization and the changing industrial structure
1.4 Policy implications
Globalization, structural change and productivity growth
2.1 Introduction
2.2 The data and some stylized facts
Table 2.2 Sector coverage
2.3 Patterns of structural change and productivity growth
2.4 What explains these patterns of structural change?
Table 2.5 Determinants of the magnitude of the structural change term
2.5 Concluding comments
Appendix A2.2 Supplementing the 10-Sector Database
Table A2.1 Sector coverage
3.1 Introduction
3.2 The Great Recession
3.3 The labour market
Table 3.4 Skills demand and the recession: Ordered logit results (OLS)
Figure 3.4 Time dummies by age group in skills regression, 2005–10
3.4 Happiness and attitudes to employment and globalization
Table 3.5 Happiness and jobs, 2007 and 2010 (OLS)
Table 3.8 Views on globalization, 2008 (OLS)
Table 3.9 Views on globalization, 2010 (OLS)
3.5 Policy responses
Figure 3.5 Change in nominal exchange rate against SDR, 2008Q1–2010Q3
3.6 Conclusions
Globalization and economic volatility
4.1 Introduction
4.2 Basic facts
4.3 Conceptual underpinnings
4.5 Policy lessons and challenges
4.6 Concluding remarks
5.1 Introduction
5.2 The rise of economic insecurity in the OECD
5.3 Mitigating economic vulnerability: The role of the state
Table 5.3 Labour market policy indicators
5.4 Offshoring and economic insecurity: Theory and evidence
Table 5.6 Adjustment costs of trade-displaced workers
Table 5.8 Rank of EPL and labour support, 2001, 15 OECD countries
Table 5.9 Taxonomy of labour market regimes
Table 5.10 Offshoring and the labour share by country, fixed effects estimator
5.6 Offshoring and perceptions of economic insecurity
Figure 5.10 Correlation of actual and perceived insecurity due to offshoring
Figure 5.11 Correlation of actual and perceived insecurity due to globalization
5.7 Conclusion
Table A5.1 Sectoral classification
6.1 Introduction
6.2 Rationale for social protection in a more globalized world
6.5 Best practices with regard to social protection
6.6 Concluding remarks
Globalization and within-country income inequality
7.1 Introduction
7.2 Discussion of common measures of inequality
7.3 Evidence on the evolution of within-country inequality
7.4 The effect of globalization on inequality: An overview
7.5 Merchandise trade
7.6 Trade in intermediate inputs: Outsourcing
7.8 Conclusion
Redistribution policies in a globalized world
8.1 Introduction
8.2 The redistributive effects of globalization
Figure 8.1 A stylized economy
Figure 8.2A Economic integration and decreasing inequality
Figure 8.2B Economic integration and growing inequality
Table 8.1 Evolution of tax rates on capital and labour, 1981–2010
8.3 Globalization and compensation
Figure 8.3 Compensation and free trade
8.4 Are welfare states sustainable in a globalized world?
Table 8.2 Political regimes and factor share of labour
Figure 8.6 The evolution of public revenue and trade, 1950–2005
8.5 Conclusions
Education policies to make globalization more inclusive
9.1 Introduction
9.3 Empirical evidence: Skills and economic growth
Figure 9.1 Cognitive skills and economic growth
Figure 9.2 The effect of cognitive skills on growth depending on openness
9.5 Conclusions
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