MPRA

repec.nep.int

n?u=RePEc:pra:mprapa:75206&r=int

Wood, A., (1995), ‘How trade hurts unskilled workers’, Journal of Economic Perspectives, Vol

9, pp 57-80.

Appendix

Variable

Table A.1: Summary of statistics and variables sources

Source

Name Average

Standard

deviation

INEG UH,TOT,j,t 2.2724 0.7595

Inequality variables

Trade openness

variables

EUKLEMS

CHELEM-CEPII

INEG SH,TOT,j,t 1.6032 0.1823

INEG US,TOT,j,t 1.4365 0.5524

INEG UH,G,j,t 1.8743 0.4862

INEG SH,G,j,t 1.4946 0.2264

INEG US,G,j,t 1.2657 0.3862

INEG UH,S,j,t 2.0252 0.4143

INEG SH,S,j,t 1.4764 0.2111

INEG US,S,j,t 1.4010 0.3756

INEG UH,T,j,t 2.0140 0.6447

INEG SH,T,j,t 1.5130 0.3002

INEG US,T,j,t 1.3581 0.4970

OP TOT,j,t 0.2773 0.1315

OP G,j,t 0.2160 0.1030

OP S,j,t 0.0612 0.0334

OP T,j,t 0.0186 0.0131

Gross domestic product

per capita (in $)

Inflation

Education variable

CHELEM-CEPII GDP j,t

17.873 8.3771

IMF-International

Financial Statistics

INFL j,t

4.2806 3.9082

Barro et Lee

(1993/2000)

EDU j,t

8.9851 1.6711

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