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Financial liberalization, urban unemployment and welfare: some implications of the artificial low interest rate and the high wage rate policies in LDCs


  • Daitoh, Ichiroh


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  • Daitoh, Ichiroh, 2003. "Financial liberalization, urban unemployment and welfare: some implications of the artificial low interest rate and the high wage rate policies in LDCs," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 72(1), pages 163-179, October.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:deveco:v:72:y:2003:i:1:p:163-179

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    1. Min B. SHRESTHA & Khorshed CHOWDHURY, 2007. "Impact of Financial Liberalization on Welfare: Evidence from Nepal," Applied Econometrics and International Development, Euro-American Association of Economic Development, vol. 7(1).
    2. Hakan Berument & Nukhet Dogan & Aysit Tansel, 2004. "Economic Performance and Unemployment: Evidence from an Emerging Economy - Turkey," Working Papers 0409, Economic Research Forum, revised 01 Aug 2004.
    3. Yasunobu Tomoda & Hiroshi Kurata, 2015. "Artificially Low Interest Rates as Export Promotion Policy," The Japanese Economic Review, Japanese Economic Association, vol. 66(4), pages 550-565, December.

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