On the effects of technology improvements in multi-market models: Theory and evidence
AbstractThe purpose of this paper is to develop the methodology that allows the inclusion of a technology variable in multi-market welfare models. We compare the price induced welfare effects obtained from a multimarket technology-inclusive model, a multimarket technology-exclusive model and a single-market model. An application to the Greek cotton market shows that the omission of the effects of technology biases the estimated welfare effects. Moreover, welfare estimates from the multi-market approach carry superior statistical properties than estimates obtained from the single-market approach.
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Multi-Market; Single Market; Technology; Bootstrap; Trade Liberalization.;
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- D6 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics
- F1 - International Economics - - Trade
- C0 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - General
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