Browse by Author "Ebenstein, Avraham"

  • Winners and Losers of Multinational Firm Entry into Developing Countries: Evidence from the Special Economic Zones of the People’s Republic of China. Asian Development Review, Vol. 29(1), pp. 29-56 

    Ebenstein, Avraham (Asian Development Bank, 2012-03-28)
    This paper examines the impact of multinational firm entry into local labor markets on employment, productivity, and wages. It exploits the People’s Republic of China’s rapid implementation of economic reforms and assignment of cities to special ...
  • Winners and Losers of Multinational Firm Entry into Developing Countries: Evidence from the Special Economic Zones of the People’s Republic of China 

    Ebenstein, Avraham (Asian Development Bank, 2011-10-01)
    This paper examines the success of the People's Republic of China's special economic zones (SEZs) at attracting high-productivity firms and whether this has led to higher wages for workers. The paper finds that the SEZ experiment effectively attracted ...