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India-Pakistan Trade Liberalization: A CGE Modelling Apporach


  • Pohit, Sanjib


This study makes an attempt to assess the impact of bilateral trade liberalization on their respective economies and also on the rest of the South Asia. Our results indicate that there exist significant gains from India, Pakistan mutual trade liberalization. However, these gains are realized only when productivity gain occur in the modes of transport service engaged in trade between these two countries. This is expected given the logistics problems in trade between India and Pakistan

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  • Pohit, Sanjib, 2013. "India-Pakistan Trade Liberalization: A CGE Modelling Apporach," MPRA Paper 45878, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:45878

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    1. Mustafizur Rahman & Wasel Bin Shadat & Narayan Chandra Das, 2006. "Trade Potential in SAFTA: An Application of Augmented Gravity Model," CPD Working Paper 61, Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD).
    2. Hertel, Thomas, 1997. "Global Trade Analysis: Modeling and applications," GTAP Books, Center for Global Trade Analysis, Department of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University, number 7685.
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    India; Pakistan; Trade Liberalization;

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    • F12 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Models of Trade with Imperfect Competition and Scale Economies; Fragmentation
    • F14 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Empirical Studies of Trade
    • F15 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Economic Integration

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