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  • Acemoglu, Daron; Gancia, Gino; Zilibotti, Fabrizio (2010)
    We study a dynamic general equilibrium model where innovation takes the form of the introduction of new goods whose production requires skilled workers. Innovation is followed by a costly process of standardization, whereby ...
  • Gancia, Gino (2012)
    What are the effects of international integration on inequality, both between and within countries? The growing evidence that technology is the main determinant of wage and income differences may seem to imply that the ...
  • Bonfiglioli, Alessandra; Gancia, Gino (2009)
    We study a dynamic model where growth requires both long-term investment and the selection of talented managers. When ability is not ex-ante observable and contracts are incomplete, managerial selection imposes a cost, ...
  • Bonfiglioli, Alessandra; Gancia, Gino (2013)
    We study the incentives to improve ability in a model where heterogeneous firms and workers interact in a labor market characterized by matching frictions and costly screening. When effort in improving ability raises both ...
  • Gancia, Gino; Zilibotti, Fabrizio (2005)
    We analyze recent contributions to growth theory based on the model of expanding variety of Romer (1990). In the first part, we present different versions of the benchmark linear model with imperfect competition. These ...
  • Epifani, Paolo; Gancia, Gino (2004)
    We show how, in general equilibrium models featuring increasing returns, imperfect competition and endogenous markups, changes in the scale of economic activity affect income distribution across factors. Whenever final ...
  • Gancia, Gino (2003)
    In a world where poor countries provide weak protection for intellectual property rights, market integration shifts technical change in favor of rich nations. Through this channel, free trade may amplify international ...
  • Acemoglu, Daron; Gancia, Gino; Zilibotti, Fabrizio (2012)
    We study the short- and long-run implications of offshoring on innovation, technology adoption, wage and income inequality in a Ricardian model with directed technical change. In our model, profit maximization determines ...
  • Epifani, Paolo; Gancia, Gino (2005)
    This paper investigates the relationship between trade openness and the size of government, both theoretically and empirically. We show that openness can increase the size of governments through two channels: (1) a terms ...
  • Gancia, Gino; Müller, Andreas; Zilibotti, Fabrizio (2010)
    We construct and estimate a unified model combining three of the main sources of cross-country income disparities: differences in factor endowments, barriers to technology adoption and the inappropriateness of frontier ...
  • Gancia, Gino; Zilibotti, Fabrizio (2008)
    We discuss a unified theory of directed technological change and technology adoption that can shed light on the causes of persistent productivity differences across countries. In our model, new technologies are designed ...
  • Bonfiglioli, Alessandra; Gancia, Gino (2010)
    This paper formalizes in a fully-rational model the popular idea that politicians perceive an electoral cost in adopting costly reforms with future benefits and reconciles it with the evidence that reformist governments ...
  • Epifani, Paolo; Gancia, Gino (2004)
    Under plausible assumptions about preferences and technology, the model in this paper suggests that the entire volume of world trade matters for wage inequality. Therefore, trade integration, even among identical countries, ...
  • Epifani, Paolo; Gancia, Gino (2007)
    We argue that the procompetitive effect of international trade may bring about significant welfare costs that have not been recognized. We formulate a stylized general equilibrium model with a continuum of imperfectly ...
  • Epifani, Paolo; Gancia, Gino (2002)
    We formulate a dynamic core-periphery model with frictions in the job matching process to study the interplay between trade costs, migration and regional unemploymentin the short- and long-run. We find that the spatial ...
  • Bonfiglioli, Alessandra; Gancia, Gino (2012)
    We study the determinants of political myopia in a rational model of electoral accountability where the key elements are informational frictions and uncertainty. We build a framework where political ability is ex-ante ...

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