Trade Policy and Economic Growth: A Skeptic''s

@inproceedings{Rodrguez1999TradePA,
  title={Trade Policy and Economic Growth: A Skeptic''s},
  author={F{\'e}lix. Rodr{\'i}guez and Douglass C. North},
  year={1999}
}
Do countries with lower policy-induced barriers to international trade grow faster, once other relevant country characteristics are controlled for? There exists a large empirical literature providing an affirmative answer to this question. We argue that methodological problems with the empirical strategies employed in this literature leave the results open to diverse interpretations. In many cases, the indicators of "openness" used by researchers are poor measures of trade barriers or are… CONTINUE READING

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