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Coordinating Tariff Reduction and Domestic Tax Reform

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Source: Coordinating Tariff Reduction and Domestic Tax Reform

Volume/Issue: 1999/93

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michael Keen , and Jenny Ligthart

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1999

ISBN: 9781451851632

Keywords: tariff reform, tax reform, intermediate inputs, imperfect competition, consumption tax, consumption taxes, world prices

A key obstacle to fundamental tariff reform in many developing countries is the revenue loss that it ultimately implies. This paper establishes a simple and practicable strategy for realizing the efficiency gains f...

Technological Adaptation, Trade, and Growth

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Source: Technological Adaptation, Trade, and Growth

Volume/Issue: 2000/161

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alberto Chong , and Luisa Zanforlin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2000

ISBN: 9781451857801

Keywords: Growth, Assimilation, Technology, Imitation, Dynamic Panel Data, intermediate inputs, correlation, international trade, statistics, unskilled labor

This paper extends Grossman and Helpman’s seminal work (1991), and presents an endogenous growth model where innovations created in a high-tech sector may be assimilated or adapted by a low-tech sector. Appl...

Coordinating Tariff Reduction and Domestic Tax Reform

Coordinating Tariff Reduction and Domestic Tax Reform »

Volume/Issue: 1999/93

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michael Keen , and Jenny Ligthart

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1999

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451851632.001

ISBN: 9781451851632

Keywords: tariff reform, tax reform, intermediate inputs, imperfect competition, consumption tax, consumption taxes, world prices

A key obstacle to fundamental tariff reform in many developing countries is the revenue loss that it ultimately implies. This paper establishes a simple and practicable strategy for realizing the efficiency gains f...

Technological Adaptation, Trade, and Growth

Technological Adaptation, Trade, and Growth »

Volume/Issue: 2000/161

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alberto Chong , and Luisa Zanforlin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451857801.001

ISBN: 9781451857801

Keywords: Growth, Assimilation, Technology, Imitation, Dynamic Panel Data, intermediate inputs, correlation, international trade, statistics, unskilled labor

This paper extends Grossman and Helpman’s seminal work (1991), and presents an endogenous growth model where innovations created in a high-tech sector may be assimilated or adapted by a low-tech sector. Appl...