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Impactos econômicos da recente política de revisão tarifária do setor ferroviário de carga no Brasil (2013-2025)

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  • Admir Betarelli Jr

    (PhD, Cedeplar-UFMG)

  • Edson Domingues

    (Cedeplar-UFMG)

Abstract

The aim of this paper is to analyze the long turn economic impacts of tariff review policy of the Brazilian rail freight sector, as well as explore some analytic potential of the dynamic Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) model which captures some forms of market imperfections (such as increasing returns to scale, imperfect markets). The main findings of this application indicated that tariff policies promote positive long turn effects on GDP growth, exports, and investments. In addition, the sectorial projections of such policies suggest a negative effect on the rail sector and positive effects on sectors’ production, which are most dependent on rail modal.

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  • Admir Betarelli Jr & Edson Domingues, 2013. "Impactos econômicos da recente política de revisão tarifária do setor ferroviário de carga no Brasil (2013-2025)," Textos para Discussão Cedeplar-UFMG 496, Cedeplar, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais.
  • Handle: RePEc:cdp:texdis:td496
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    Keywords

    rail modal; general equilibrium; market imperfections.;

    JEL classification:

    • C68 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling - - - Computable General Equilibrium Models
    • D4 - Microeconomics - - Market Structure, Pricing, and Design
    • R40 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - Transportation Economics - - - General

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