EconPapers    
Economics at your fingertips  
 

Trade, Education, and Income Inequality

Markus Brueckner, Ngo Long and Joaquin Vespignani ()
Authors registered in the RePEc Author Service: Markus Brueckner ()

CIRANO Working Papers from CIRANO

Abstract: This paper examines the relationship between countries’ bilateral trade with the United States that is not due to gravity (non-gravity trade) and the distribution of income within countries. In countries where only a small share of the population are educated, an increase in non-gravity trade is associated with a significant increase in income inequality. As education of the population increases the correlation between non-gravity trade and income inequality becomes smaller. Non-gravity trade has no significant effect on income inequality in countries that are world leaders in education. Ce document examine la relation entre le commerce bilatéral des pays avec les États-Unis qui n'est pas due à la gravité (commerce non gravitaire) et la répartition des revenus au sein des pays. Dans les pays où seule une petite partie de la population est éduquée, une augmentation du commerce non gravitaire est associée à une augmentation significative des inégalités de revenus. À mesure que l'éducation de la population augmente, la corrélation entre le commerce non gravitaire et l'inégalité des revenus diminue. Le commerce non gravitaire n'a pas d'effet significatif sur l'inégalité des revenus dans les pays qui sont les leaders mondiaux de l'éducation.

Keywords: Non-Gravity Trade; Inequality; Education; Commerce non gravitaire; Inégalité; Éducation (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: E2 F1 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2020-06-10
New Economics Papers: this item is included in nep-int
References: View references in EconPapers View complete reference list from CitEc
Citations: View citations in EconPapers (1) Track citations by RSS feed

Downloads: (external link)
https://cirano.qc.ca/files/publications/2020s-33.pdf

Related works:
Working Paper: Trade, Education, and Income Inequality (2020) Downloads
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.

Export reference: BibTeX RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan) HTML/Text

Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:cir:cirwor:2020s-33

Access Statistics for this paper

More papers in CIRANO Working Papers from CIRANO Contact information at EDIRC.
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Webmaster ().

 
Page updated 2021-10-15
Handle: RePEc:cir:cirwor:2020s-33