Current Account Surplus

German foreign investment is better than its reputation

The argument that the return on Germany’s foreign assets is poor cannot be substantiated, especially with regard to direct investment.

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Globalization and the Jobs Ladder

Lund University Department of Economics Working Paper
Carl Davidson , Fredrik Heyman , Steven Matusz ...

Globalization might affect the mix of jobs available in an economy and the rate at which workers gain skills. We develop a model in...