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Expansions of the European Union and the NAFTA: Implications for New and Non-Member countries

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  • Islam, Sulequl
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    This paper examines the effects of enlargement of the European Union and the NAFTA on new and non-member countries. The empirical analysis is based on the applied general equilibrium model underlying the Global Trade Analysis Project (GTAP), version 5. The paper shows that expansions of the two trade blocs will substantially benefit potential member countries in Latin America, Central and East Europe. The proposed expansions however, will cause trade diversions, especially in the textile and apparel sectors of Asia.

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    Article provided by Euro-American Association of Economic Development in its journal Applied Econometrics and International Development.

    Volume (Year): 3 (2003)
    Issue (Month): 2 ()
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    Handle: RePEc:eaa:aeinde:v:3:y:2003:i:3_9

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    1. George Verikios & Kevin Hanslow, 2009. "The Long-Run Effects of Structural Change and the Treatment of International Capital Accumulation, Mobility and Ownership," Centre of Policy Studies/IMPACT Centre Working Papers g-179, Victoria University, Centre of Policy Studies/IMPACT Centre.

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