Eaton & Kortum – “Putting Ricardo to Work”


This forthcoming Journal of Economic Perspectives article by Jonathan Eaton and Sam Kortum on the Ricardian model of trade is fantastic. It walks the reader from Ricardo (1818) to Mill (1844) to Dornbusch, Fischer, and Samuelson (1977) to Eaton and Kortum (2002) to the modern frontier. Put it on your syllabi.


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  1. Melitz & Trefler – Gains from Trade when Firms Matter (JEP 2012) « Trade Diversion Says:

    […] Spring 2012 JEP has a symposium on international trade. I already mentioned the great article on the Ricardian model by Eaton and Kortum. Another very nice contribution to the symposium is a piece by Marc Melitz and Daniel Trefler on […]

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