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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...


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