Applied Methods for Trade Policy Analysis: A Handbook

Applied Methods for Trade Policy Analysis: A Handbook


Edited by Joseph F. Francois, Edited by Kenneth A. Reinert

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  • Format: Paperback | 580 pages
  • Dimensions: 170mm x 240mm x 42mm | 1,080g
  • Publication date: 15 May 2007
  • Publication City/Country: Cambridge
  • ISBN 10: 0521589975
  • ISBN 13: 9780521589970
  • Edition statement: New.
  • Illustrations note: 58 b/w illus. 95 tables
  • Sales rank: 1,180,135

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Applied Methods for Trade Policy Analysis provides a comprehensive introduction to the applied economic modeling of trade policies. The book introduces the reader to trade policy concepts, welfare measurement, accounting frameworks, and both partial and general equilibrium modeling approaches. It first covers these topics at a basic level and then introduces the reader to a number of more advanced topics: imperfect competition, dynamic modeling, labour market structure, and environmental modeling. Economic graduate students, professors, and policy makers will find the collection to be an important reference tool.

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"...the pieces have a freshness and novelty to them which carry them along. As a collection of papers on trade policy modeling they stand up well, and will be cited for many years." John Whalley,Journal of Economic Literature

Table of contents

List of tables; List of figures; Acknowledgements; List of contributors; A note to readers; Part I. Introduction: 1. Applied methods for trade policy analysis: an overview Joseph F. Francois and Kenneth A. Reinert; Part II. Basic Frameworks: 2. Quantifying commercial policies Samuel Laird; 3. Measuring welfare changes with distortions William J. Martin; 4. Social accounting matrices Kenneth A. Reinert and David W. Roland-Holst; 5. Partial equilibrium modeling Joseph F. Francois and H. Keith Hall; 6. Simple general equilibrium modeling Shantayanan Devarajan, Delfin S. Go, Jeffrey D. Lewis, Sherman Robinson and Pekka Sinko; Part III. Standard Applications: 7. Sector-focused general equilibrium modeling Bruce A. Blonigen, Joseph E. Flynn and Kenneth A. Reinert; 8. Multi-market, multi-region partial equilibrium modeling Vernon O. Roningen; 9. Multi-region general equilibrium modeling Thomas W. Hertel, Elena Ianchovichina and Bradley J. McDonald; 10. Household disaggregation Farida C. Khan; Part IV. Extensions: 11. Scale economies and imperfect competition Joseph F. Francois and David W. Roland-Holst; 12. Capital accumulation in applied trade models Joseph F. Francois, Bradley J. McDonald and Hakan Nordstrom; 13. Dynamics of trade liberalization Christian Keuschnigg and Wilhelm Kohler; 14. Trade and labour market behaviour Karen E. Thierfelder and Clinton R. Shiells; 15. Labour market structure and conduct Andrea M. Maechler and David W. Roland-Holst; 16. Trade and the environment Hiro Lee and David W. Roland-Holst; Author index; Subject index.