Trade, Development and Agriculture: Essays in Economic Policy Analysis

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    Abstract

    This book brings together core papers by the author and some of his colleagues during the past two decades on the role of trade openness, especially in farm products, in promotion national and global economic development. The chapters cover four areas: how national comparative advantage evolves in the course of economic growth; how agricultural markets and national and global economic welfare are affected by distortionary price and trade policies; how inefficiently non-trade concerns of societies are addressed using trade-distorting policies; and how the income distributional effects of trade policies drive the political economy of those policies.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationSingapore
    PublisherWorld Scientific Publishing Co. Pte Ltd
    Number of pages396
    ISBN (Print)9789814401784
    Publication statusPublished - 2013

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