A First Look at the Impacts of Trade Liberalization on the Brazilian Manufacturing Industry

World Development, Vol. 26, No. 10, October, 1998

Posted: 15 Apr 1998

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Mauricio Mesquita Moreira

Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - Regional Integration

Paulo Guilherme Correa

World Bank

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Abstract

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The paper looks at the impacts of trade liberalization on Brazilian manufacturing industry over the 1989-96 period. The aim is to assess the technical efficiency and allocative effects of the liberalization. The results obtained suggest that the impacts were, generally, positive and consistent with both the predictions of the international trade literature and the pattern of Brazil's industrialization.

JEL Classification: F14, O14

Suggested Citation

Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio and Correa, Paulo Guilherme, A First Look at the Impacts of Trade Liberalization on the Brazilian Manufacturing Industry. World Development, Vol. 26, No. 10, October, 1998, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=60192

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