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Trade Policies, Health Care and Social Welfare: A General Equilibrium Analysis

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  • Chatterjee, Tonmoy
  • Gupta, Kausik

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This paper attempts to cater the impact of changes in trade policies on the volume of a non-traded health care of a developing economy. In this article we have framed a hybrid type of three sector general equilibrium trade model, where first two sectors form a Heckscher-Ohlin nugget and the third one is a non-traded health service producing sector. Overall, we find little harm from trade, and potential gains from welfare aspects.

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  • Chatterjee, Tonmoy & Gupta, Kausik, 2014. "Trade Policies, Health Care and Social Welfare: A General Equilibrium Analysis," MPRA Paper 57315, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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    Keywords

    Health sector; Trade Policy; Welfare and General equilibrium.;
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    JEL classification:

    • D58 - Microeconomics - - General Equilibrium and Disequilibrium - - - Computable and Other Applied General Equilibrium Models
    • F11 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Neoclassical Models of Trade
    • F21 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - International Investment; Long-Term Capital Movements
    • I10 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - General
    • I11 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Analysis of Health Care Markets

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