International Trade Arising from Wage Differences
AbstractThis paper analyzes how trade can develop between low and high wage countries when there is free trade and when there is protection. In particular, the paper focuses on Pakistani industrial development from the 1950’s and how standard international trade theory relies on specific assumptions about the nature of capital, which may not hold. This, in turn, has specific implications for industrial policy in low wage countries.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Department of Economics, The Lahore School of Economics in its journal Lahore Journal of Economics.
Volume (Year): 14 (2009)
Issue (Month): Special Edition (September)
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International trade; investment; comparative advantage;
Find related papers by JEL classification:
- F19 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Other
- J00 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - General - - - General
- J39 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs - - - Other
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