Chen, Been-Lon and Lee, Shun-Fa (2007): Import Tariffs and Growth in a Model with Habits. Published in: International Trade and Economic Dynamics (5 January 2009): pp. 299-322.
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This paper studies the relationship between tariffs and economic growth in a two-country AK growth model. We find that a sufficiently higher tariff can increase or decrease economic growth, which depends on the levels of productivity coefficients in both countries. Moreover, the Ricardian theorem of comparative advantage holds in the long-run equilibrium and local indeterminacy emerges in the case of incomplete specialization under milder conditions compared with conventional literature.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Import Tariffs and Growth in a Model with Habits|
|Keywords:||AK growth model, two-country, tariffs, growth, indeterminacy|
|Subjects:||F - International Economics > F1 - Trade > F13 - Trade Policy ; International Trade Organizations
O - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth > O4 - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity > O41 - One, Two, and Multisector Growth Models
F - International Economics > F4 - Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance > F43 - Economic Growth of Open Economies
|Depositing User:||Shun-Fa Lee|
|Date Deposited:||30 Dec 2010 20:55|
|Last Modified:||03 Feb 2016 22:08|
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