The Theory of Trade Policy Reform

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The Theory of Trade Policy Reform

9781840644036 Edward Elgar Publishing
Edited by Carsten Kowalczyk, Associate Professor of International Economics, Tufts University and Visiting Professor of Economics, Harvard University, US
Publication Date: 2001 ISBN: 978 1 84064 403 6 Extent: 544 pp
This book presents an authoritative collection of the most important papers previously published by leading scholars in the field of trade policy and its reform.

Included are sections on early contributions to the theory of reform, world welfare and trade reform, and reform with quotas and tariffs.

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This book presents an authoritative collection of the most important papers previously published by leading scholars in the field of trade policy and its reform.

Included are sections on early contributions to the theory of reform, world welfare and trade reform, and reform with quotas and tariffs.
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32 articles, dating from 1953 to 2000
Contributors include: J.E. Anderson, W.E. Diewert, A.K. Dixit, R.E. Falvey, T. Fukushima, T. Hatta, P.J. Lloyd, R. Lopez, J.E. Meade, J.P. Neary, A. Panagariya, A.H. Turunen-Red, J. Vanek, A.D. Woodland
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Acknowledgements
Introduction Carsten Kowalczyk
PART I EARLY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE THEORY OF REFORM
1. W.J. Corlett and D.C. Hague (1953–54), ‘Complementarity and the Excess Burden of Taxation’
2. J.E. Meade (1955), ‘The Second-Best Arrangement for Trade Control: (2) The Partial Freeing of Trade’
3. J.E. Meade (1955), ‘The Partial Freeing of Trade: (1) Unilateral Tariff Reductions’
4. S.A. Ozga (1955), ‘An Essay in the Theory of Tariffs’
5. Jaroslav Vanek (1965), ‘Global Gains from Restricted Trade in a Two-Country World’
PART II DISTORTIONS: INCOME EFFECTS AND SUBSTITUTABILITY
6. Edward Foster and Hugo Sonnenschein (1970), ‘Price Distortion and Economic Welfare’
7. Michael Bruno (1972), ‘Market Distortions and Gradual Reform’
8. P.J. Lloyd (1974), ‘A More General Theory of Price Distortions in Open Economies’
9. Avinash Dixit (1975), ‘Welfare Effects of Tax and Price Changes’
10. Takashi Fukushima (1981), ‘A Dynamic Quantity Adjustment Process in a Small Open Economy, and Welfare Effects of Tariff Changes’
PART III RESULTS ON REFORM AND NATIONAL WELFARE
11. Trent J. Bertrand and Jaroslav Vanek (1971), ‘The Theory of Tariffs, Taxes, and Subsidies: Some Aspects of the Second Best’
12. Tatsuo Hatta (1977), ‘A Recommendation for a Better Tariff Structure’
13. Takashi Fukushima (1979), ‘Tariff Structure, Nontraded Goods and Theory of Piecemeal Policy Recommendations’
14. John C. Beghin and Larry S. Karp (1992), ‘Piecemeal Trade Reform in Presence of Producer-Specific Domestic Subsidies’
15. Ramón López and Arvind Panagariya (1992), ‘On the Theory of Piecemeal Tariff Reform: The Case of Pure Imported Intermediate Inputs’
PART IV WORLD WELFARE AND TRADE REFORM
16. Jaroslav Vanek (1964), ‘Unilateral Trade Liberalization and Global World Income’
17. Tatsuo Hatta and Takashi Fukushima (1979), ‘The Welfare Effect of Tariff Rate Reductions in a Many Country World’
18. Carsten Kowalczyk (1989), ‘Trade Negotiations and World Welfare’
19. Takashi Fukushima and Namdoo Kim (1989), ‘Welfare Improving Tariff Changes’
20. Michael Keen (1989), ‘Multilateral Tax and Tariff Reform’
PART V COALITIONS, WELFARE, AND TRADE REFORM
21. J.E. Meade (1955), ‘The Partial Freeing of Trade: (2) Discriminatory and Preferential Tariff Reductions’
22. Carsten Kowalczyk (2000), ‘Welfare and Integration’
PART VI QUOTAS, TARIFFS, AND REFORM
23. W. Max Corden and Rodney E. Falvey (1985): ‘Quotas and the Second Best’
24. Rodney E. Falvey (1988), ‘Tariffs, Quotas and Piecemeal Policy Reform’
25. James E. Anderson and J. Peter Neary (1992), ‘Trade Reform with Quotas, Partial Rent Retention, and Tariffs’
PART VII REFORM WITH GOVERNMENT PRODUCTION AND REVENUE
26. Kenzo Abe (1992), ‘Tariff Reform in a Small Open Economy with Public Production’
27. Rod Falvey (1994), ‘Revenue Enhancing Tariff Reform’
PART VIII REFORM IN MULTI-HOUSEHOLD ECONOMIES
28. Roger Guesnerie (1977), ‘On the Direction of Tax Reform’
29. W.E. Diewert (1978), ‘Optimal Tax Perturbations’
30. John A. Weymark (1979), ‘A Reconciliation of Recent Results in Optimal Taxation Theory’
31. W.E. Diewert, A.H. Turunen-Red, and A.D. Woodland (1989), ‘Productivity- and Pareto-Improving Changes in Taxes and Tariffs’
32. Arja H. Turunen-Red and Alan D. Woodland (1991), ‘Strict Pareto- Improving Multilateral Reforms of Tariffs’
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