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The Consequences of Trade Liberalisation on the Australian Passenger Motor Vehicle Industry

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This paper is an appraisal of the impact of Australian trade liberalization measures on imports, exports, productivity, and internal demand of the passenger motor vehicle industry. There is clear evidence that this liberalization has increased the volume of trade, imports, exports, and productivity, but reduced the locally produced cars for internal consumption. Various models are constructed and applied. Thus, this paper is an application of the bounds testing procedure based on the ARDL approach to cointegration and the comparison of the latter with the OLS and Johansen’s cointegration methods in the contexts of small samples.

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Paper provided by School of Economics, University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia in its series Economics Working Papers with number wp06-01.

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Length: 45 pages
Date of creation: 2006
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Handle: RePEc:uow:depec1:wp06-01

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Keywords: Trade liberalization; Australian Passenger motor vehicle industry; ARDL approach;

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