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An asymmetric Melitz model of trade and growth

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In an asymmetric two-country Melitz model, compared with the old balanced growth path, unilateral trade liberalization increases the masses and revenue shares of exported varieties and the growth rates of all countries for all periods, and welfare of all countries.

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  • Naito, Takumi, 2017. "An asymmetric Melitz model of trade and growth," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 158(C), pages 80-83.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolet:v:158:y:2017:i:c:p:80-83
    DOI: 10.1016/j.econlet.2017.06.016
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    Keywords

    Melitz model; Unilateral trade liberalization; Asymmetric countries; Endogenous growth; Transitional dynamics;
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    JEL classification:

    • F13 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Trade Policy; International Trade Organizations
    • F43 - International Economics - - Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance - - - Economic Growth of Open Economies

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