- Matthew Slaughter, and Phillip Swagel
- Published Date:
- September 1997
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Published September 1997
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The following paper draws on material originally contained in IMF Working Paper 97/43, “The Effect of Globalization on Wages in the Advanced Economies,” by Matthew J. Slaughter, Assistant Professor of Economics, Dartmouth College, and Phillip Swagel, an economist in the IMF’s Research Department. David Driscoll of the IMF’s External Relations Department prepared the present version. Readers interested in the original Working Paper may purchase a copy from IMF Publication Services ($7.00).