The Gains from Trade for a Monetary Economy Once Again
The authors examine the effects of free trade on a small open economy within a dynamic generalized cash-in-advance model. They provide a complete characterization for the possibility of harmful trade and suggest alternative economic policies that can convert the loss associated with free trade into a gain. They authors also find, contrary to standard results, that there exists an optimal tariff for a small open economy, and they use calibration methods to assess its value.
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Volume (Year): 30 (1997)
Issue (Month): 1 (February)
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