Growth with Redistribution Through Liberalization with Restructuring: A CGE Policy Model of Nepal

@inproceedings{Acharya2015GrowthWR,
  title={Growth with Redistribution Through Liberalization with Restructuring: A CGE Policy Model of Nepal},
  author={Sanjaya Acharya and Solomon Cohen},
  year={2015}
}
We examine main works that use the computable general equilibrium model in measuring the impact of trade liberalization on growth and distribution. We modify the model to include prospective restructuring of the economy and its distribution mechanisms, and apply it to one of the least developed economies in Asia: Nepal. The restructured CGE model showed that the combination of import and export liberalizations generates higher growth but the distribution pattern does not become pro-poor… CONTINUE READING