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Economic Impact and Implications for Jordan of the U.S.–Jordan Free Trade Agreement


  • Lord, Montague J.


Assesses the U.S.–Jordan FTA and assess its impact on trade in goods and services of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan (Jordan), with a view to examining the following specific areas: (a) The comparative advantage of Jordan in exports of goods and services to the U.S. market, relative to other countries in the Middle East region; (b) the effect of FTA-related tariffs, rules of origin, and other market access conditions on Jordanian exporting companies; (c) the impact of the FTA on the bilateral trade in services between Jordan and the United States.

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  • Lord, Montague J., 2001. "Economic Impact and Implications for Jordan of the U.S.–Jordan Free Trade Agreement," MPRA Paper 41168, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:41168

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    1. Dessus, Sébastien & Suwa Eisenmann, Akiko, 1998. "Trade Integration with Europe, Export Diversification and Economic Growth in Egypt," CEPR Discussion Papers 1938, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
    2. Denise Eby Konan & Keith E Maskus, 1997. "A Computable General Equilibrium Analysis of Egyptian Trade Liberalization Scenarios," Working Papers 199701, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Economics.
    3. Rod Falvey & Geoff Reed, 2002. "Rules of Origin as Commercial Policy Instruments," International Economic Review, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania and Osaka University Institute of Social and Economic Research Association, vol. 43(2), pages 393-408, May.
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    Jordan; free trade agreement; competitiveness;

    JEL classification:

    • R1 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics
    • F13 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Trade Policy; International Trade Organizations
    • F17 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Trade Forecasting and Simulation
    • F14 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Empirical Studies of Trade
    • R12 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics - - - Size and Spatial Distributions of Regional Economic Activity; Interregional Trade (economic geography)


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