Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Andrei Levchenko , and Quý Toàn Ðo
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 February 2006
Keywords: heterogeneous firms, institutions, political power, institutional quality, trade opening, competition effect, Models of Trade with Imperfect Competition and Scale Economies, Other Economic Systems: Other,
We analyze the relationship between international trade and the quality of economic institutions, such as contract enforcement, rule of law, and property rights. In our model, firms differ in their preferences for...