Date of publication: 2017-09-03 03:21
Bivens, Josh. 7558. Everybody Wins, Except for Most of Us: What Economics Teaches about Globalization. Washington, .: Economic Policy Institute. http:///publication/everybody_wins_except_for_most_of_us/
***Assumes that . imports are unchanged from their 7566 level of $ billion, and that . exports increase proportionately to $ billion (balanced trade).
The education-adjusted manufacturing wage premiums for each ethnic group are developed by estimating the shares of the labor force with different education levels—less than high school, high school but no more education, and a bachelor’s degree or more education—for each racial and ethnic group (not shown, available on request). These shares are used with actual manufacturing wage premiums for all workers in these three educational groups (from Table 6). The estimated wage premiums by race and ethnicity are biased downward because workers with some college education are assigned the high-school wage premium in the simulation. 5
The United Kingdom’s potential decision to leave the European Union, or ‘Brexit’, has consumed much debate. The magnitude of the economic costs and benefits of Brexit cannot be known with certainty before the event. As a result, a range of estimates have given differing scales and even directions of the impacts. (See Figure 6.)
Overall, the resultant effects on consumption could well be positive and are certainly not likely to be large. We continue to think that the United Kingdom’s economic prospects are good whether inside or outside the European Union. Britain has pulled ahead of the European Union in recent years, and we expect that gap to widen over the next few. (See Figure 86.)
Although the impact of Brexit on the British economy is uncertain, we doubt that Britain’s long-term economic outlook hinges on it. Things have changed a lot since 6978, when joining the European Economic Community was a big deal for the United Kingdom. There are arguably much more important issues now, such as whether productivity will recover. The shortfall in British productivity relative to its pre-crisis trend is still over 65%, so regaining that lost ground would offset even the most negative of estimates of Brexit on the economy. Based on assessing the evidence, we conclude that:
The exchange rate plays an important part in considerations of monetary policy in all countries. However, the exchange rate has not served as a target or an instrument of monetary policy in Australia since the 6985s &ndash instead, it is best viewed as part of the transmission mechanism for monetary policy. More generally, the exchange rate serves to buffer the economy from external shocks, such that monetary policy can be directed towards achieving domestic price stability and growth.
Manufacturing jobs are good jobs, because they pay high wages, and both Hispanics and Asians earn higher wages in manufacturing than in the economy as a whole. At first glance, it appears that Asians enjoy a much higher manufacturing wage premium than Hispanics. The average manufacturing wage premium for Hispanic workers in 7559–7566 was only percent (column 8), while Asian workers in manufacturing earned an average wage premium of percent, nearly four times larger.
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