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Free Trade and Prosperity : How Openness Helps the Developing Countries Grow Richer and Combat Poverty.

Author: Arvind Panagariya
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 2019.
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This volume offers a rousing defense of pro-free-trade policies and their benefits for developing countries. Through cross-country evidence and detailed case studies, Arvind Panagariya demonstrates the need for trade openness for sustained growth and poverty alleviation.
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Panagariya, Arvind.
Free Trade and Prosperity : How Openness Helps the Developing Countries Grow Richer and Combat Poverty.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, Incorporated, ©2019
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Arvind Panagariya
ISBN: 9780190914509 0190914505
OCLC Number: 1090989476
Description: 1 online resource (385 pages)
Contents: Cover; Endorsement; Free Trade and Prosperity; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Background and Acknowledgments; Preface; 1. Setting the Stage; Part I; 2. The Positive Case for Trade Openness; 3. The Mirage of Infant Industry Protection; 4. Other Common Arguments for Protection; Part II; 5. Trade Openness, Growth, and Poverty: Exposing the Critics' Specious Arguments; 6. Trade Openness and Growth: The Empirical Evidence; 7. Trade Openness and Poverty: The Empirical Evidence; 8. Trade Openness and Inequality; Part III; 9. The Uncontroversial Cases of Hong Kong and Singapore 10. Taiwan: An Early Triumph of Outward Orientation11. South Korea: From Basket Case to Upper Middle Income; Part IV; 12. India: From Near Autarky to Near Free Trade; 13. China: From Isolation to Global Dominance; 14. Other Success Stories in Asia, Africa, and Latin America; 15. In Conclusion; Appendix 1: Comparative Advantage and the Gains from Trade Under Scale Economies; Appendix 2: There Is No Logical Case for Infant Industry Protection; Appendix 3: Measuring Inequality: The Gini Coefficient; References; Index

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