Raihan, Selim and Razzaque, Mohammad A and Laurent, Edwin (2007): Economic Partnership Agreements: Assessing Potential Implications from Some Alternative Scenarios. Published in: Bilateralism and Development Emerging Trade Patterns No. Book Chapter. Published by Cameron May Ltd, London (2008)
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This paper has evaluated the possible effects of the Economic Partnership Agreement using a global general equilibrium modelling framework, namely the GTAP model. The latest version of the GTAP database (version 6.22) has been employed as a benchmark database. The study has explored the implications of different EPA scenarios (in terms of changes in GDP, exports, and other measures for welfare) for ACP countries (both developing and LDCs), based on the sample of countries in the database.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Economic Partnership Agreements: Assessing Potential Implications from Some Alternative Scenarios|
|Keywords:||EPA; Africa; GTAP; ACP countries|
|Subjects:||F - International Economics > F1 - Trade > F13 - Trade Policy; International Trade Organizations
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C6 - Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling > C68 - Computable General Equilibrium Models
F - International Economics > F1 - Trade > F17 - Trade Forecasting and Simulation
F - International Economics > F1 - Trade > F14 - Empirical Studies of Trade
|Depositing User:||Selim Raihan|
|Date Deposited:||09. Apr 2012 13:46|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 06:07|
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