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A formal note on new theories of international trade and development


  • Ben Fine

    (Department of Economics, School of Oriental and African Studies, London)


Drawing upon the long-run solutions to a number of models in which there are economies of scale and differing degrees of intra-sectoral competition, conditions are found under which an industry's development will spread to further countries and under which the domestic industry should be supported by state intervention.

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  • Ben Fine, 1996. "A formal note on new theories of international trade and development," Journal of International Development, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 8(6), pages 805-811.
  • Handle: RePEc:wly:jintdv:v:8:y:1996:i:6:p:805-811 DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1099-1328(199611)8:6<805::AID-JID346>3.0.CO;2-5

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    References listed on IDEAS

    1. Rudiger Dornbusch, 1992. "The Case for Trade Liberalization in Developing Countries," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 6(1), pages 69-85, Winter.
    2. Dani Rodrik, 1992. "The Limits of Trade Policy Reform in Developing Countries," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 6(1), pages 87-105, Winter.
    3. Ocampo, JoseAntonio, 1986. "New developments in trade theory and LDCs," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 22(1), pages 129-170, June.
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    1. Sonali Deraniyagala & Ben Fine, 2000. "New Trade Theory Versus Old Trade Policy: A Continuing Enigma," Working Papers 102, Department of Economics, SOAS, University of London, UK.

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