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Trade policies and productivity change in semi-industrialized countries

Mieko Nishimizu

Trade policies and productivity change in semi-industrialized countries

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Published by Development Research Department, World Bank in [Washington, DC] .
Written in English


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StatementMieko Nishimizu, Sherman Robinson.
SeriesDRD discussion paper -- 52
ContributionsRobinson, Sherman., World Bank. Development Research Department.
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Open LibraryOL19656840M

Agricultural Trade Multipliers provide annual estimates of employment and output effects of trade in farm and food products on the U.S. economy. Farm Income and Wealth Statistics Forecasts and estimates of farm sector income with component accounts: for the United States, .


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Journal of Development Economics 16 () North-Holland TRADE POLICIES AND PRODUCTIVITY CHANGE IN SEMI-INDUSTRIALIZED COUNTRIES Mieko NISHIMIZU and Sherman ROBINSON* The World Bank, Washington, DCUSA The role of trade policies in increasing growth and efficiency has long been a major focus in the development by: The role of trade policies in increasing growth and efficiency has long been a major focus in the development literature.

This paper examines the impact of different development strategies, especially export expansion and import substitution trade policies, on total factor productivity growth in the manufacturing by: Trade policies and productivity change in semi-industrialized countries (English) Abstract.

The role of trade policies in increasing growth and efficiency has long been a major focus in the development literature. This paper examines the impact of different development strategies, especially export expansion and import substitution trade Cited by: Trade Policies and Productivity Change in Semi-Industrialized Countries Reprinted with permission from the Journal of Development Economics, v (), pp.published by Elsevier Science Publishers b.v., North Holland, Amsterd km, the Netherlands.

Nishimizu, Mieko & Robinson, Sherman, "Trade policies and productivity change in semi-industrialized countries," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. Book. Full-text available Trade Policies and Productivity Change in Semi-Industrialized Countries.

especially export expansion and import substitution trade policies, on total factor. Third, linking trade policy to productivity (by including its instrument in the first stage regression of the main model) hardly changes the estimated effect of trade on productivity.

are likely to hold up for variations in trade triggered by policy changes as well. for example since countries with liberal trade policies are likely to. Trade Policies and Productivity Change in Semi-Industrialized Countries.

trade policies, on total factor productivity growth in the manufacturing industries. book focuses on two core types. "Trade policies and productivity Trade policies and productivity change in semi-industrialized countries book in semi-industrialized countries," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol.

16(), pages Fischer, Stanley, " The role of macroeconomic factors in growth," Journal of Monetary Economics, Elsevier, vol. 32(3), pagesDecember. M. Nishimizu, S. RobinsonTrade Policies and Productivity Change in Semi-industrialized Countries” Journal of Development Economics, 16 (), pp.

View Record in Scopus Google Scholar. This book examines human capital investment, employment and bargaining at the level of the firm. Trade Policies and Productivity Change in Semi-Industrialized Countries. especially export. Nishimizu, Mieko and Sherman Robinson, “Trade Policies and Productivity Change in Semi-Industrialized Countries,” Journal of Development Economics, 16, September-October,pp.

– Google Scholar. Nishimizu, M. and Robinson, S. () ‘Trade Policies and Productivity Change in Semi-Industrialized Countries’, Journal of Development Development Economics vol.

16, pp. – CrossRef Google Scholar. Trade and Industrial Policy for Development: /ch This chapter looks at policies for industrialization in developing countries, considering changes that have taken place since the Second World War, including. Nishimizu, and S.

Robinson, ‘Trade Policies and Productivity Change in Semi-Industrialized Countries,’ Journal of Development Economics, XVI (), Table 5. "Trade policies and productivity change in semi-industrialized countries," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol.

16(), pages Vousden, Neil & Campbell, Neil, " The organizational cost of protection," Journal of International Economics, Elsevier, vol.

Nishimizu M., Robinson S. [] “ Trade Policies and Productivity Change in Semi-Industrialized Countries ” Journal of Development Economics – Crossref, Google Scholar Parteka A., Tamberi M. [ ] “ Product Diversification, Relative Specialisation and Economic Development: Import-Export Analysis ” Journal of.

Book. Jan ; Jagdish N. Bhagwati Trade Policies and Productivity Change in Semi-Industrialized Countries. Article. especially export expansion and import substitution trade policies. Nishimizu, M. and Robinson, S. () ‘Trade Policies and Productivity Change in Semi-Industrialized Countries’, Journal of Development Economics, vol.

Book Table of Contents. Growth and Equity in Semi-industrialized Nations Emphasizes the lessons learned for future development within the semi-industrialized countries and examines the possibility of reducing poverty and sustaining rapid economic growth in a less expansionary international environment.

The future success of the semi. 4 For theoretical discussions of the problem of policy-change from a public-choice perspective, see Olson, Mancur, Joel, Growth and Equity in Semi-Industrialized Countries, World Bank Staff Working Paper No. (Washington, DC: World Bank, ).

Trade Policy in the s (Washington, DC: Institute for International Economics, ). "Trade Policies and Productivity Changes in Semi-Industrialized Countries." Journal of Development Economics 16 (), no.

1: 57 OECD. Structural Adjustment and Economic Performance. Paris: OECD, 58 Oshima, H.T. "Human Resources in East Asia's Secular Growth." Economic Development and Cultural Change 36 (), no. 3: S One reason for such doubt is the dearth of research quantifying the large gains that liberal trade policies are said to generate.

The survey of the literature undertaken for this article was a review of the evidence on the link between trade policy and efficiency, or productivity, gains in developing countries.

The Malmquist productivity index, constructed using nonparametric linear programming methods, is employed for the relevant comparisons. Gerry K. Helleiner (Ed.), Trade Policy and Industrialization in Turbulent Times, Routledge, London and New York (), pp.

Sherman RobinsonTrade Policies and Productivity Change in Semi. Abstract. Over the past two decades there has been a global movement by countries to integrate their economies with the world economy.

Among developing nations, inwardly-oriented development policies and the accompanying baggage of protectionist measures are now seen as an impediment rather than an aid towards growth; this has led to reforms such as reductions in trade barriers and capital.

Trade Policy in the HPAEs • Some economists argue that the “East Asian miracle” is the payoff to the relatively open trade regime. – The data in Table suggests that the HPAEs have been less protectionist than other, less developing countries, but they have by no means followed a policy of complete free trade.

Nishimizu, M, and S. Robinson (), “Trade Policies and Productivity Change in Semi-industrialized Countries,” Journal of Development Economics, Vol. 16 pp. White, L. (), Industrial Organization and International Trade: Some Theoretical Considerations”, American Economic Rev URI.

The government's trade policy under the Eighth Five‐Year Plan (‐97) ushered in radical changes to the trade regime by sharply reducing the role of the import and 4The guidelines were outlined in the Chelliah report of The Tax Reform Commission constituted in Sri Lanka’s economic policy strategies radically moved away from inward-looking import-substituting industrialization to outward-looking export-oriented industrialization (EOI) in The EOI str.

Nishimizu, Mieko & Robinson, Sherman, "Trade policies and productivity change in semi-industrialized countries," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol.

16(), pages Full references (including those not matched with items on IDEAS). Trade policy and productivity gains in developing countries: A survey of the literature.

Trade policies and productivity change in semi-industrialized countries. Journal of Development Economics, 16 Book Review: Sabyasachi Kar and Kunal Sen. countries that have given their industries too much protection for too long.

Many countries are now struggling to reduce protection in order to improve efficiency and switch resources to more profitable activities. Much of the bias against trade in developing countries has been unintended.

Errors in macro-economic policy or unexpected changes. Hard Bargaining Ahead: US Trade Policy and Developing Countries (New'Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction Books, for the Overseas Development Council, ) p.

Jan Sidney Weintraub. Founded inthe NBER is a private, non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to conducting economic research and to disseminating research findings among academics, public policy makers, and business professionals.

In this paper Topalova looks at the impact of trade liberalization on poverty across different regions in India, using the sudden and extensive change in India’s trade policy in She finds that rural regions that were more exposed to liberalization, experienced a slower decline in poverty, and had lower consumption growth.

This chapter measures the changes in total factor productivity in the auto-assembly industries of three semi-industrialized countries (SIs) — Argentina, Korea, and Mexico — and compares their performance to that achieved in Canada.

It also examines how trade restraints and domestic content rules may bias measures of total factor productivity and indicates how total factor productivity. Here we detail about the ten major economic policies which are followed in India and has played a major role in the growth of Indian economy.

And, the policies are: (1) Industrial Policy, (2) Trade Policy, (3) Monetary Policy, (4) Fiscal Policy, (5) Indian Agricultural Policy, (6) National Agricultural Policy, (7) Industrial Policies, (8) International Trade Policy, (9) Exchange Rate.

Policy changes focused initially on dismantling the highly restrictive system of import and foreign exchange controls. (), “Trade Policies and Productivity in Semi-Industrialized Countries”, Journal of Development Scale Economies and Trade Policy in Developing Countries”, in n (ed.), Trade Policy Issues and Empirical.

Markets and competition policy: encouraging growth and shared prosperity by opening and transforming markets. Intrade volumes grew by %, the fastest rate in 6 years.

Behind increased trade levels are countries whose GDP is growing, companies who are trading goods across borders and citizens who can access goods and services at lower. U.S. and global trade are greatly affected by the growth and stability of world markets, including changes in world population, economic growth, and income.

Other factors affecting agricultural trade are global supplies and prices, changes in exchange rates, government support for agriculture, and trade protection policies. New trade theory (NTT) is a collection of economic models in international trade which focuses on the role of increasing returns to scale and network effects, which were developed in the late s and early s.

New trade theorists relaxed the assumption of constant returns to scale, and some argue that using protectionist measures to build up a huge industrial base in certain industries.Using trade and productivity data fromwe estimate that, ceteris paribus, the elasticity of bilateral exports with respect to observed productivity is From a welfare standpoint, however, the removal of Ricardian comparative advantage at the industry level would only lead, on average, to a % decrease in the total gains from trade.This book provides an introduction to the economic analysis of international trade policies, focussing on the effects of various policies and using this positive analysis both to determine which trade policies should be adopted and to explain why existing policies have been adopted.