Intra-industry trade and labor market adjustment in Taiwan

Chih Hai Yang, Ming Huan Liou

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This paper investigates the relationship between intra-industry trade (IIT) expansion and labor market adjustment in Taiwan. We adopt a panel data set containing detailed employment information and utilize various measures of labor market adjustment to conduct empirical estimations. After controlling for industry-specific effects and occupational composition, the empirical results demonstrate that IIT expansion does have a smoothing effect on labor market adjustment. Moreover, industries with abundant skilled workers experience lower employment adjustment costs.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)126-144
Number of pages19
JournalEmerging Markets Finance and Trade
Issue numberSUPPL2
StatePublished - 2013


  • intra-industry trade
  • labor adjustment
  • occupational composition


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