Factor Price Equality and Biased Technical Change in a Two-Cone Trade Model
Daniel Becker () and
Erich Gundlach ()
Review of Development Economics, 2007, vol. 11, issue 4, 685-698
We reconsider the effects of long-run economic growth on relative factor prices across cones of specialization. We model economic growth as exogenous technical change. Allowing for capital biased technical change with a sector bias and for endogenous commodity prices, we find that economic growth may increase or decrease factor price differences across cones. For a neutral demand side and capital biased growth in the most capital intensive sector, we find that economic growth encourages less factor price diversity across cones. Copyright © 2007 The Authors; Journal compilation © 2007 Blackwell Publishing Ltd.
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