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Size rationalization and trade exposure in developing countries

Mark J. Roberts

Size rationalization and trade exposure in developing countries

by Mark J. Roberts

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Published by Country Economics Dept., World Bank in Washington, DC (1818 H St. NW, Washington 20433) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Chile,
  • Colombia
    • Subjects:
    • Free trade -- Mathematical models.,
    • Industries -- Size -- Mathematical models.,
    • Industries -- Size -- Chile -- Case studies.,
    • Industries -- Size -- Colombia -- Case studies.,
    • Chile -- Commerce -- Case studies.,
    • Colombia -- Commerce -- Case studies.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMark J. Roberts and James R. Tybout.
      SeriesPolicy, research, and external affairs working papers ;, WPS 594
      ContributionsTybout, James R., 1953-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHF1713 .R613 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination39 p. ;
      Number of Pages39
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1774747M
      LC Control Number92129118

      trade policy in developing co~ntries.~ Anne Krueger’s () survey of the field, for example, found no applications to developing countries worthy of mention. The predominant approach to trade policy in de- veloping countries remains based on intuition and insights deriving exclusively from models with perfect competition. “Size Rationalization and Trade Exposure in Developing Countries,” with James Tybout, in Robert Baldwin (ed.), Empirical Studies of Commercial Policy, University of Chicago Press, (), pp. “Variation in Producer Turnover Across U.S. Manufacturing Industries,” with Timothy Dunne, in.

      In developing countries, whose currency may be weak or devalued relative to another country’s currency, bartering may be the only way to trade. For example, if the value of Venezuela’s currency, the bolívar fuerte, falls relative to the U.S. dollar (as it has in recent years), the exchange rate makes it unfavorable for Venezuela to sell. most trade is between countries at similar stages of de-velopment - countries with similar factor endowments and similar technologies. These developed countries also are the ones who seem to gain the most from international trade. Average tari⁄s are highest in developing countries. What developed countries trade with each other look very.

      Credit Rationing, Risk Aversion and Industrial Evolution in Developing Countries with Eric Bond, Hâle Utar: w Size Rationalization and Trade Exposure in Developing Countries with Mark J. Roberts in Empirical Studies of Commercial Policy, Robert E. Baldwin, editor. During the s, military forces in developing countries comprised an increasing proportion of the global total military as the United States and other high-income countries made significant reductions in force size. 3 According to one set of troop strength estimates, militaries in developing countries currently comprise 17 of the 25 largest.


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Size rationalization and trade exposure in developing countries (English) Abstract. Given the lack of direct evidence regarding industrial adjustment in response to trade liberalization, this paper tackles some very basic questions.

Specifically, in LDCs, how is trade orientation correlated with the size distribution of plants and with Cited by: Size rationalization and trade exposure in developing countries. Chapter pages in book: (p. - ) literature on developing countries. 6 Size Rationalization and Trade Exposure in Developing Countries Mark J.

Roberts and James R. Tybout Overview Economists often argue that exposure to foreign competition should in- crease plant size and productivity in less developed countries (LDCs). They cite several reasons. First, foreign competition reduces the market power that.

Size Rationalization and Trade Exposure in Developing Countries by Mark J, Roberts and James R Tybout Table of Contents 1. Overview 1 II. Theories Linking Trade Regime and Size Rationalization 3 A. The Analytics of Size Rationalization Under Imperfect 3 Competition B.

Demand Shifts and Rationallzation 4 C. Robustness 7. Roberts, Mark J. & Tybout, James R., "Size rationalization and trade exposure in developing countries," Policy Research Working Paper SeriesThe World Bank Cited by: Size Rationalization and Trade Exposure in Developing Countries National Bureau of Economic Research, Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA ;.

Size rationalization and trade exposure in developing countries. It begins with a simple model that summarizes some effects of trade exposure on producer size and productive efficiency that have been stressed in the recent analytical and simulation literature.

It then examines annual plant-level data from Chile and Colombia to determine. Roberts, Mark and James Tybout. “Size Rationalization and Trade Exposure in Developing Countries.” The World Bank Policy, Research and External Affairs, Trade.

Size Rationalization and Trade Exposure in Developing Countries: Mark J. Roberts, James R. Tybout (p. - ) (bibliographic info) 7. Estimating the Effect of Quantitative Restrictions in Imperfectly Competitive Markets: The Footwear Case: Bee-Yan Aw (p. "Size rationalization and trade exposure in developing countries," Policy Research Working Paper SeriesThe World Bank.

Mark J. Roberts & James R. Tybout, " Size Rationalization and Trade Exposure in Developing Countries," NBER Chapters, in: Empirical Studies of Commercial Policy, pagesNational Bureau of Economic. This figure shows the increasingly important role of trade between developing countries (South-South trade), vis-a-vis trade between developed and developing countries (North-South trade).

In the late s, North-South agreements accounted for more than half of all agreements – inthey accounted for about one quarter. Trade Policy Effects under Imperfectly Competitive Market Conditions 5.

Characteristics of Japanese Industrial Groups and their Potential Impact on U.S.-Japanese Trade K. Fung Comment: Robert Z. Lawrence 6. Size Rationalization and Trade Exposure in Developing Countries Mark J.

Roberts and James R. Tybout Comment: Robert E. Lipsey. Trade between developed and developing countries. Difficult problems frequently arise out of trade between developed and developing countries. Most less-developed countries have agriculture-based economies, and many are tropical, causing them to rely heavily upon the proceeds from export of one or two crops, such as coffee, cacao, or sugar.

Markets for such goods are highly competitive (in the. Abstract We analyze a panel of Canadian manufacturing industries to investigate whether trade liberalization promotes efficiency through increased scale.

During the six years following the Free Trade Agreement with the United States, Canadian manufacturing exhibited substantial rationalization – a decline in the number of plants accompanied by increases in output per plant. "Size Rationalization and Trade Exposure in Developing Countries, " with Mark Roberts, in R.

Baldwin (ed.) Empirical Studies of Commercial Policy, Chicago: U. Chicago Press for the NBER, Book Reviews and Published Comments “Comment on: ‘The Impact of Trade. development performance of many countries on the continent. 9 Governance issues in the bureaucratic arena take on special significance given the massive pressures that have been placed on public agencies in recent years to become leaner, more efficient and bring services closer to the people.

In many developing countries, in particular. The Impact of Globalization in the Developing Countries Published on J J • Likes • 26 Comments. Trade, Growth and the Size of Countries The benefits of size The main benefits from size in terms of population are the following: (1) There are economies of scale in the production of public goods.

The per capita cost of many public goods is lower in larger countries. Although gas offers substantial benefits to developing countries, there remains the question of how the gas is to be exploited. In Italy, the state-owned company ENI has been the vehicle for gas development.

Other countries also have considered natural gas to fall completely within the responsibility of the state. The chapter describes that each of the developing countries should set up an administrative mechanism to establish their own operational occupational exposure limits. Such limits would be based not only on the available scientific data but also on the local administrative factors and socioeconomic factors for their decision-making process.

Size Rationalization and Trade Exposure in Developing Countries. In R. E. Baldwin (ed.), Empirical Studies of Commercial Policy. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.Comment / Kala Krishna.

Comment / Thomas O. Bayard --Characteristics of Japanese industrial groups and their potential impact on U.S.-Japanese trade / K.C. Fung. Comment / Robert Z.

Lawrence. Size rationalization and trade exposure in developing countries / Mark J. Roberts and James R. Tybout. Comment / Robert E. Lipsey. Comment / Peter A. Petri.Trade Portfolio Solutions (GTLP & CCFP) Funded and unfunded risk-sharing facilities in trade portfolios by IFC and program partners (governments, DFIs or insurers) aimed at increasing trade finance in developing countries.

GTLP: Global Trade Liquidity Program for Financial Institutions (FI) exposure.