Applied Methods for Trade Policy Analysis: A Handbook

Applied Methods for Trade Policy Analysis: A Handbook

by Joseph F. Francois
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521589975

ISBN-13: 9780521589970

Pub. Date: 05/28/2007

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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

Overview

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, labor market structure, and environmental modeling. Economic graduate students, professors, and policy makers will find the collection to be an important reference tool.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521589970
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/28/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.18(d)

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 Håkan Nordström; 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 Andréa M. Maechler and David W. Roland-Holst; 16. Trade and the environment Hiro Lee and David W. Roland-Holst; Author index; Subject index.

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