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Global Diversification, Growth and Welfare with Imperfectly Integrated Markets for Goods

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  • Bernard Dumas
  • Raman Uppal

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In this article, we examine the effect of the imperfect mobility of goods on international risk sharing and, through that, on the investment in risky projects, welfare and growth. We find that the welfare gain of financial market openness is not monotonic with respect to investors' risk aversion and the aggregate volatility of output growth. Our main result is that the welfare gain from integration is not drastically reduced by the presence of goods market imperfections, modeled as a cost of transferring goods from one country to the other. Hence, financial market integration may be a worthwhile goal to pursue even at a time when full goods mobility has not been achieved.

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Paper provided by National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc in its series NBER Working Papers with number 6994.

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Date of creation: Mar 1999
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Publication status: published as Dumas, B. and R. Uppal. "Global Diversification, Growth, And Welfare With Imperfectly Integrated Markets For Goods," Review of Financial Studies, 2001, v14(1,Spring), 277-305.
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  1. Egil Matsen, 2001. "Habit Persistence and Welfare Gains from International Asset Trade," Working Paper Series 0102, Department of Economics, Norwegian University of Science and Technology.
  2. Angel Serrat, 2001. "A Dynamic Equilibrium Model of International Portfolio Holdings," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 69(6), pages 1467-1489, November.
  3. Egil Matsen, 2002. "International Diversification, Growth, and Welfare with Non-Traded Income Risk and Incomplete Markets," Working Paper Series 1702, Department of Economics, Norwegian University of Science and Technology.
  4. Khang Min Lee, 2002. "Optimal Financial Markets Liberalization," Departmental Working Papers wp0202, National University of Singapore, Department of Economics.
  5. Chambet, Anthony & Gibson, Rajna, 2008. "Financial integration, economic instability and trade structure in emerging markets," Journal of International Money and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 27(4), pages 654-675, June.
  6. Bhamra, Harjoat S. & Uppal, Raman, 2006. "The role of risk aversion and intertemporal substitution in dynamic consumption-portfolio choice with recursive utility," Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Elsevier, vol. 30(6), pages 967-991, June.
  7. Timothy K. Chue, 2004. "The Spirit of Capitalism and International Risk Sharing," Econometric Society 2004 Far Eastern Meetings 589, Econometric Society.
  8. Basak, Suleyman & Croitoru, Benjamin, 2007. "International good market segmentation and financial innovation," Journal of International Economics, Elsevier, vol. 71(2), pages 267-293, April.
  9. Buss, Adrian & Uppal, Raman & Vilkov, Grigory, 2014. "Asset prices in general equilibrium with recursive utility and illiquidity induced by transactions costs," SAFE Working Paper Series 41, Research Center SAFE - Sustainable Architecture for Finance in Europe, Goethe University Frankfurt.
  10. Basak, Suleyman & Croitoru, Benjamin, 2003. "International Good Market Segmentation and Financial Market Structure," CEPR Discussion Papers 4060, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  11. Soumare, Issouf, 2007. "International capital markets and redundant securities," Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Elsevier, vol. 31(3), pages 1037-1050, March.

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