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On technical progress and the boundary of non-traded goods

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  • Oladi, Reza
  • Beladi, Hamid

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We use a Ricardian model with continuum of goods to study the effect of technical progress on the endogenously determined ranges of non-traded, exported, and imported goods. We show that if technical progress is unbiased (biased toward the goods that a country has more comparative advantage), the range of non-traded goods increases (decreases).

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Mathematical Social Sciences.

Volume (Year): 60 (2010)
Issue (Month): 3 (November)
Pages: 204-209

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Handle: RePEc:eee:matsoc:v:60:y:2010:i:3:p:204-209

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Keywords: Non-traded goods range Technical progress Continuum of goods;

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  1. Beladi, Hamid & Oladi, Reza, 2011. "An elementary proposition on technical progress and non-traded goods," Journal of Mathematical Economics, Elsevier, vol. 47(1), pages 68-71, January.

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