James Harrigan

Department of Economics
University of Virginia
P.O. Box 400182
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4182
Tel: 434-243-8354
Fax: 434-982-2904

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NBER Program Affiliations: ITI
NBER Affiliation: Research Associate
Institutional Affiliations: University of Virginia and Paris School of Economics

NBER Working Papers and Publications

November 2018Techies, Trade, and Skill-Biased Productivity
with Ariell Reshef, Farid Toubal: w25295
March 2016The March of the Techies: Technology, Trade, and Job Polarization in France, 1994-2007
with Ariell Reshef, Farid Toubal: w22110
December 2011Export Prices of U.S. Firms
with Xiangjun Ma, Victor Shlychkov: w17706

Published: Harrigan, James & Ma, Xiangjun & Shlychkov, Victor, 2015. "Export prices of U.S. firms," Journal of International Economics, Elsevier, vol. 97(1), pages 100-111. citation courtesy of

November 2011Skill Biased Heterogeneous Firms, Trade Liberalization, and the Skill Premium
with Ariell Reshef: w17604

Published: James Harrigan & Ariell Reshef, 2015. "Skill-biased heterogeneous firms, trade liberalization and the skill premium," Canadian Journal of Economics/Revue canadienne d'économique, vol 48(3), pages 1024-1066. citation courtesy of

August 2010Report on the State of Available Data for the Study of International Trade and Foreign Direct Investment
with Robert C. Feenstra, Robert E. Lipsey, Lee G. Branstetter, C. Fritz Foley, J. Bradford Jensen, Lori Kletzer, Catherine Mann, Peter K. Schott, Greg C. Wright: w16254
March 2010China's Local Comparative Advantage
with Haiyan Deng
in China's Growing Role in World Trade, Robert C. Feenstra and Shang-Jin Wei, editors
January 2009Comment on "Importers, Exporters and Multinationals: A Portrait of Firms in the U.S. that Trade Goods"
in Producer Dynamics: New Evidence from Micro Data, Timothy Dunne, J. Bradford Jensen, and Mark J. Roberts, editors
April 2008China's Local Comparative Advantage
with Haiyan Deng: w13963
July 2007Zeros, Quality and Space: Trade Theory and Trade Evidence
with Richard Baldwin: w13214

Published: Richard Baldwin & James Harrigan, 2011. "Zeros, Quality, and Space: Trade Theory and Trade Evidence," American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, American Economic Association, vol. 3(2), pages 60-88, May. citation courtesy of

May 2007Good Jobs, Bad Jobs, and Trade Liberalization
with Donald R. Davis: w13139

Published: Davis, Donald R. & Harrigan, James, 2011. "Good jobs, bad jobs, and trade liberalization," Journal of International Economics, Elsevier, vol. 84(1), pages 26-36, May. citation courtesy of

October 2006Testing the Theory of Trade Policy: Evidence from the Abrupt End of the Multifibre Arrangement
with Geoffrey Barrows: w12579

Published: James Harrigan & Geoffrey Barrows, 2009. "Testing the Theory of Trade Policy: Evidence from the Abrupt End of the Multifiber Arrangement," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 91(2), pages 282-294, November. citation courtesy of

October 2005Airplanes and Comparative Advantage

Published: Harrigan, James, 2010. "Airplanes and comparative advantage," Journal of International Economics, Elsevier, vol. 82(2), pages 181-194, November. citation courtesy of

August 2005Tight Clothing. How the MFA Affects Asian Apparel Exports
with Carolyn Evans
in International Trade in East Asia, Takatoshi Ito and Andrew K. Rose, editors
November 2004Lost Decade in Translation: Did the US Learn from Japan's Post-Bubble Mistakes?
with Kenneth Kuttner: w10938

Published: Patrick, Hugh, Takatoshi Ito and David Weinstein (eds.) Reviving Japan’s Economy: Problems and Prescriptions. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2005.

April 2004Timeliness, Trade and Agglomeration
with Anthony J. Venables: w10404

Published: Harrigan, James and Anthony J. Venables. “Timeliness and Agglomeration.” Journal of Urban Economics 59 (March 2006): 300-316.

January 2004Tight Clothing: How the MFA Affects Asian Apparel Exports
with Carolyn L. Evans: w10250
November 2003Is Japan's Trade (still) Different?
with Rohit Vanjani: w10058

Published: Harrigan, James and Rohit Vanjani. "Is Japan's Trade (Still) Different?," Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, 2003, v17(4,Dec), 507-519. citation courtesy of

May 2003Distance, Time, and Specialization
with Carolyn L. Evans: w9729

Published: Evans, Carolyn L. and James Harrigan. "Distance, Time, And Specialization: Lean Retailing In General Equilibrium," American Economic Review, 2005, v95(1,Mar), 292-313.

December 2001Specialization and the Volume of Trade: Do the Data Obey the Laws?

Published: Harrigan, James and Kwan Choi (eds.) The Handbook of International Trade. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2005.

August 2000Factor Supplies and Specialization in the World Economy
with Egon Zakrajsek: w7848
January 2000International Trade and American Wages in General Equilibrium, 1967-1995
in The Impact of International Trade on Wages, Robert C. Feenstra, editor
February 1999U.S. Wages in General Equilibrium: The Effects of Prices, Technology, and Factor Supplies, 1963-1991
with Rita Balaban: w6981
June 1998International Trade and American Wages in General Equilibrium, 1967 - 1995
August 1997Estimation of Cross-Country Differences in Industry

Published: Published as "Estimation of Cross-Country Differences in Industry Production Functions", Journal of International Economics, Vol. 47, no. 2 (April 1999): 267-293.

August 1996Technology, Factor Supplies and International Specialization: Estimating the Neoclassical Model

Published: Harrigan, James. "Technology, Factor Supplies, And International Specialization: Estimating The Neoclassical Model," American Economic Review, 1997, v87(4,Sep), 475-494. citation courtesy of

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