Trade Openness and Income – A Re-Examination

LICOS Discussion Paper Series, Discussion Paper 243/2009

11 Pages Posted: 2 Sep 2009

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Vlad Manole

Rutgers University, Department of Economics

Mariana Spatareanu

Rutgers University Department of Economics and Division of Global Affairs

Date Written: 2009

Abstract

This study uses a new, innovative measure of trade protection and finds that less trade protection is associated with higher income per capita, using data from 131 developed and developing countries.

Keywords: trade restrictiveness, tariff aggregators, income per capita

JEL Classification: F10, F13

Suggested Citation

Manole, Vlad and Spatareanu, Mariana, Trade Openness and Income – A Re-Examination (2009). LICOS Discussion Paper Series, Discussion Paper 243/2009, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1465280 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1465280

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