Measuring Effects of Trade Policy Distortions: How far have we come?
AbstractAfter a brief review of the literature to the early 1970s, this paper assesses the contributions during the past three decades to measuring the distortionary effects of trade policies. It does not pretend to be comprehensive, but draws on selections from the literature that give a sense of the distance the profession has travelled from a trade policy practitionerÂ’s viewpoint since CordenÂ’s first paper on the subject in 1957. Phenomenal though that progress has been, there is ample room for further improvement in computing the economic (and other) effects of trade-related policies and their reform. The paper concludes with suggestions of where the priorities should be in global modelling of trade policy reform, as the world moves into the next round of multilateral trade negotiations.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University of Adelaide, Centre for International Economic Studies in its series Centre for International Economic Studies Working Papers with number 2002-09.
Length: 32 pages
Date of creation: Apr 2002
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Trade policy distortions; Effective protection; Cost of protection; Empirical modelling of effects of trade policies;
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- Kym Anderson, 2003. "Measuring Effects of Trade Policy Distortions: How Far Have We Come?," The World Economy, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 26(4), pages 413-440, 04.
- Anderson, Kym, 2002. "Measuring Effects of Trade Policy Distortions: How Far Have We Come?," CEPR Discussion Papers 3579, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
- F13 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Trade Policy; International Trade Organizations
- K14 - Law and Economics - - Basic Areas of Law - - - Criminal Law
- Q17 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Agriculture - - - Agriculture in International Trade
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