Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Geoffrey Bannister
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 May 2001
Keywords: trade reform, effects of trade liberalization, trade reforms, Welfare and Poverty: General,
Empirical studies suggest that trade reform has a positive effect on employment and income for the poor; however, there are winners and losers. If the transitional costs of trade liberalization fall disproportionat...