Trade Liberalisation with Eastern Nations. How Sensitive ?
This paper analyses the political economy of trade liberalization by the European Community towards Eastern nations. We identify the sectors that are both sensitive and politically effective. We find that Eastern nations may have a comparative advantage in industries that use capital and (relatively) unskilled labour intensively. We suggest that a shift in the distribution of income away from capital and labour in favour of human capital and regional distribution may drive the political economy of protection in the North of Europe. By contrast, the protection of specific factors may be the most important element in the South of Europe.
(This abstract was borrowed from another version of this item.)
To our knowledge, this item is not available for
download. To find whether it is available, there are three
1. Check below under "Related research" whether another version of this item is available online.
2. Check on the provider's web page whether it is in fact available.
3. Perform a search for a similarly titled item that would be available.
|Date of creation:||Jun 1994|
|Publication status:||Published in European Economic Review, vol. 39 (3-4), April 1995, pp 622-632|
|Contact details of provider:|| Postal: Université de Lausanne, Faculté des HEC, DEEP, Internef, CH-1015 Lausanne|
Phone: ++41 21 692.33.20
Web page: http://www.hec.unil.ch/deep/publications/cahiers/series
More information through EDIRC
When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:lau:crdeep:9407. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Gaëlle Sarda)
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.