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Immiserizing Growth for a Small, Tariff-Ridden Economy: The (Ir)relevance of Inferior Goods




When Analyzing Immiserizing Growth For A Tariff-Ridden Small Country, The Ubiquitous Assumption Of Normality In Consumption Is Shown To Be Unnecessary. A Condition Implied By The Optimality Of Free Trade Preserves The Existing Results Even If Either Good Is Inferior.

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  • Dalal, Ardeshir J., 2006. "Immiserizing Growth for a Small, Tariff-Ridden Economy: The (Ir)relevance of Inferior Goods," Economia Internazionale / International Economics, Camera di Commercio Industria Artigianato Agricoltura di Genova, vol. 59(3), pages 285-293.
  • Handle: RePEc:ris:ecoint:0076

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    Immiserizing Growth; Tariffs; Small Country; Inferior Goods;

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    • F11 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Neoclassical Models of Trade
    • F13 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Trade Policy; International Trade Organizations
    • F20 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - General


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