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Trade Policy; International Trade Organizations

The impact of AGOA on Export Flows from sub-Saharan Africa: A dynamic system GMM analysis

Oro, Oro Ufuo and Paul Alagidede
This study seeks to understand the relationship between the United States imports from sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) and the overall exports from SSA between 1996 and 2018. It examines the drivers of that relationship drawing from the existing theories of international trade. The study found that the...
Oct 2020
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The Impact of the COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Free Trade Agreement on the South African Economy

L. Walters, H.R. Bohlmann and M.W. Clance
This paper analyses the effects of the COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Free Trade Agreement (TFTA) on the South African economy using a global Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) model. Simulation results show that South Africa’s economy gains from the implementation of the trade agreement with GDP...
Sep 2016
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Trade Liberalization, Rival Exporters and Reallocation of Production: An Analysis of Indian Manufacturing

Lawrence Edwards and Asha Sundaram
Employing a difference-in-difference estimation technique on firm-level data on Indian exporters, we show that the removal of US textile and apparel quotas was associated with a relative increase in sales of products where India was previously quota-restricted, but a relative decrease in sales of...
Jun 2015
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Trade liberalisation and labour demand within South African manufacturing firms

Lawrence Edwards and Alberto Behar
Using new detailed tariff data, wages disaggregated by skill level and firm level information, this paper ascertains the relationships between trade, technology and labour demand and investigates the effects of tariff changes on factor prices in South African manufacturing. We find evidence that...
Sep 2005
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