Jan Hoffman of UNCTAD, President of the IAME, has published another hair-raising report on international trade. I hope he will consider submitting to the IAME conference in Hamburg this summer. Perhaps a poster presentation– it is too late for a peer-reviewed paper.
Abstract After years of hard work, I am pleased to present the results of an extensive empirical study on exports of services and related imports of goods: The Production of Hair Cuts around the Wo…
Source: Hair Cuts around the World: An empirical study into GATT and GATS – Shipping, trade logistics and development
Studies like this one and Colin Camerer’s famous report on New York taxi drivers have the potential to alter our views of conventional wisdom, macro- and micro economics about everyday economic phenomena.