Essays about: "trade policy and economic growth"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 50 essays containing the words trade policy and economic growth.

  1. 1. Is Export Diversification a Key Force to Africa’s Economic Growth? : Cross-Country Evidence

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Nationalekonomi

    Author : Eric Lugeiyamu; [2016]
    Keywords : Export Diversification; Economic Growth; Trade; Africa;

    Abstract : The study examines the influence (effects) of export diversification in defining economic growth differences across Africa and it tests its robustness in different samples and estimation techniques compared to other variables of trade namely, trade openness and export growth. It applies an augmented Solow growth model in a cross-section dataset for the period of 1998 to 2009 with all three trade variables tested under a single framework. READ MORE

  2. 2. Is the Economic Growth in Developing Countries affected by Free Trade?

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Nationalekonomi

    Author : Diana Santana; [2016]
    Keywords : Trade Openness; Trade Policy; Economic Growth; Developing Countries;

    Abstract : The thesis examines the relationship between free trade and the economic growth in developing countries. The developments of a more integrated and globalized world challenges countries in new ways by easier access to information and technology, intensified competition and larger requirements on economic efficiency and increased productivity. READ MORE

  3. 3. The impact of the transatlantic trade and investment partnership on agri-food trade and greenhouse gas emissions in the EU : an environmentally extended input-output analysis

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Helena Robling; [2016]
    Keywords : agriculture; climate; environment; food; GHG emissons; impact analysis; input-output; policy; trade; TTIP;

    Abstract : To reach the goals set out by the Paris Agreement of limiting global warming to well below 2°C, significant reductions in greenhouse gas emissions driving climate change are required by all actors in society. The European Union has set ambitious targets to reduce its emissions by a minimum of 40% until 2030. READ MORE

  4. 4. Does the choice of exchange-rate regime effect economic growth? : A study across different levels of country development

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Institutionen för samhällsvetenskaper

    Author : Sebastian Fristedt; [2016]
    Keywords : Exchange-rate regime; ; economic growth; ; country development;

    Abstract : Does the choice of exchange-rate regime effect the economic growth performance of a country? And does the significance of such a relationship vary across different levels of development? Few questions in international economics, whether it be in academic or policy circles, have inspired as much debate yielding as little consensus. Although both economic growth theory and empirical literatures suggests the existence of direct and indirect channels, through which the choice of regime may indeed impinge the growth rate, neither has managed to provide an unambiguous answer. READ MORE

  5. 5. Attracting FDI as a Development Strategy

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Henrik Rundgren; [2015]
    Keywords : FDI; Development; Trade Policy; Development Strategy; FDI Effects; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This paper is written in order to study the effects which foreign direct investment firms have on developing host countries in order to find if countries' policies to actively attract FDI are a good development strategy. In order to find how FDI effects the countries are a big set of possible effects discussed and empirically tested using firm level data from 126 different developing countries. READ MORE