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By Dani Rodrik and Mark Rosenzweig (Eds.)

ISBN-10: 0444529446

ISBN-13: 9780444529442

What tips does educational study rather offer to monetary coverage improvement? The severe and analytical surveys during this quantity examine hyperlinks among rules and results by means of surveying paintings from large macroeconomic regulations to interventions in microfinance. saying that there aren't any common correspondences among rules and results, members exhibit as an alternative that basically an severe familiarity with the advance context and the universe of appropriate fiscal versions can generate profitable rules. Getting cause-and-effect correct is key for coverage layout and implementation. With the target of drawing researchers and coverage makers nearer, this quantity highlights our expanding knowing of the way to mix monetary theorizing with cautious, considerate empirical paintings.

* provides a correct, self-contained survey of the present country of the sphere
* Summarizes the latest discussions, and elucidates new advancements
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This has been a particular concern in countries that specialize in natural-resource intensive industries (see CAF, 2007; De Ferranti, 2001, for recent treatments focusing on Latin America). Diversification could be desirable as a way to reduce volatility, or as a way to increase productivity. Here we focus on the later. To think about the connection between diversification and productivity, consider the Eaton and Kortum (2002) model of trade. As explained above, Eaton and Kortum model productivities as being drawn from a distribution that is common across countries except for a technology parameter T.

1), with pà satisfying Eq. (5). Using the definition of R, Equation (1) can be written as R=y l1S =l2S l1N =l2N R ð7Þ We are interested in the case where South does not have a latent comparative advantage in good 2, or l1S =l2S > l1N =l2N ð8Þ In this case, the LHS inequality in Eq. (7) is always satisfied (given Eq. 6), while the RHS inequality, which is necessary for specialization in good 2 to be an equilibrium, is satisfied if R > CA, where CA  (l1S/l2S)/(l1N/l2N) is a measure of comparative advantage in South in good 1.

Consequently, even if we could show that protected sectors grow faster, this is not sufficient evidence to claim that IP is welfare-enhancing. Even if the conditions necessary for protection to increase welfare are satisfied, protection is not the most efficient policy. The theory of targeting (see Bhagwati & Trade, Foreign Investment, and Industrial Policy for Developing Countries Ramaswami, 1963) suggests that a government’s objectives can be met more efficiently using instruments other than tariffs, and that when these instruments target the distortion at the source, a tariff of zero maximizes welfare for a small economy.

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