Has Agricultural Trade Liberalization Improved Welfare in the Least-Developed Countries ?

@inproceedings{Ingco1997HasAT,
  title={Has Agricultural Trade Liberalization Improved Welfare in the Least-Developed Countries ?},
  author={Merlinda D. Ingco},
  year={1997}
}
  • Merlinda D. Ingco
  • Published 1997
1748 Most of the gains from multilateral liberalization come from the countries' own liberalization efforts. Least-developed countries that failed to liberalize their trade policy lost the opportunity for gains that the Uruguay Round made possible. Summary findings Ingco evaluates the progress in agricultural liberalization — and the welfare effects for least-developed and net food-importing countries — as a result of agricultural price shocks resulting from the Uruguay Round. She finds that… CONTINUE READING