Market Structure and Trade Liberalization A General Equilibrium Assessment

The paper examined the consequences of a 50 percent cut of tariff and non-tariff trade barriers within an applied general equilibrium model of the Canadian economy. The large welfare gains are explained in terms of scale economics and the procompetitive effects of import competition. Some sensitivity results are also reported.


Issue Date:
1981
Publication Type:
Working or Discussion Paper
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Record Identifier:
https://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/275196
Language:
English
Total Pages:
32
Series Statement:
IER No. 584




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