This dissertation consists of three essays concerned with the link between per capita income, inequality and international trade patterns. The first essay proposes a novel method to infer within-country inequality from import data. The second essay studies distributional welfare implications of trade. The third essay examines the influence of proximity to rich countries on a country’s export patterns across destinations that differ in their per capita income.
|Qualification||Doctor of Philosophy|
|Award date||23 Sep 2020|
|Place of Publication||Tilburg|
|Print ISBNs||97 8 90 5668 630 7|
|Publication status||Published - 2020|