Essays on trade, specialization, and development d i s s e r t a t i o n of the university of st gallen graduate school of business administration economics , law and social sciences (hsg) to obtain the title of doctor of philosophy in economics and finance submitted by kenan bagci from turkey approved on the. Essays in trade and economic geography mukim, megha (2011) essays in trade and economic geography phd thesis, the london school of economics and political science (lse. Majeed, omer description the thesis consists of four core essays which focus on important issues relating to international trade, growth and inequality the first essay examines the determinants of trade based on global production sharing ( network trade) by building a theoretical framework and empirically testing it using a. Université du québec à montréal department of economics three essays in trade and development thesis presented in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the degree doctor of philosophy by flaubert mbiekop october 2006. Part ii, essay v of the balance of trade iiv1 it is very usual, in nations ignorant of the nature of commerce, to prohibit the exportation of commodities, and to preserve among themselves whatever they think valuable and useful they do not consider, that, in this prohibition, they act directly contrary to their intention.
Abstract the thesis is composed of the following three distinct papers 1banks and development: jewish communities in the italian renaissance and current economic performance do banks affect long-term economic performance i answer this question by relying on an historical development that occurred in italian. Free international trade papers, essays, and research papers. This thesis is a collection of three essays in international trade chapter 1 explains how firm heterogeneity and market structure can distort the geography of international trade by considering only the intensive margin of trade, krugman (1980) predicts that a higher elasticity of substitution between goods magnifies the. On the environment, it has been pointed out that increasing incomes make stringent environmental standards more affordable a further effect of international trade is its potential to improve the way we allocate resources trade liberalization and environ- mental protection are held forth as irreconcilable objectives by some,.
My dissertation focuses on the roles of international trade and transportation costs in explaining cross-country patterns of development the three essays in my dissertation have important implications for trade patterns and income levels for developed and developing countries in particular, the essays suggest policies that. This dissertation comprises three separate essays on international trade and foreign direct investment we present the gravity model with poisson pseudo- maximum likelihood (ppml) estimation to investigate the effect of transportation costs on trade, the effect of rtas on intra- and extra-regional trade in developing rtas.
Three essays on international trade and institutions saad, ihab f saad, ihab f 2014 abstract: the first essay addresses the effects of trade liberalization on firms' productivity firms' responses to trade liberalization are heterogenous: exporters improve their level of technology adoption, whereas nonexporters downgrade. The british slave trade was eventually abolished in 1807 (although illegal slave trading would continue for decades after that) after years of debate, in which supporters of the trade claimed that it was not inhumane, that they were acting in the slaves' benefit, etc the rationalizations and defenses given for slavery and the.
In this concept there are mainly two theories that are classical theory of trade and new trade theory each differentiates from each other with different. Essays on international trade and development jae yoon lee ba/ma konkuk university, 2008 ms university of wisconsin madison, 2009 dissertation submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of doctor of philosophy in economics syracuse university may 2015. This thesis is a collection of essays on the effect of trade costs on international trade chapter 1 derives and empirically examines how factor proportions determine the structure of commodity trade when international trade is costly it combines a many-country version of the heckscher-ohlin model with a continuum of goods. It has been accepted for inclusion in electronic thesis and dissertation repository by an authorized administrator of [email protected] for more information, please contact [email protected] recommended citation xu, kai, essays on international trade (2011) electronic thesis and dissertation repository 276.
Throughout the chapters of my dissertation, i consider three types of institutions: commercial arbitration regimes, formal institutions, and informal institutions with an analytical modeling–, a computational modeling–, and an empirical approach, i offer new insights into trade and institutions in the first essay, i provide a new. Essays on international trade, growth and finance by marc-andreas muendler grad (university of munich, germany) 1998 ma (boston university) 1997 a dissertation submitted in partial satisfaction of the requirements for the degree of doctor of philosophy in economics in the graduate division of the.