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Middle East and Central Asia Department

Authorized for distribution by Klaus Enders

Contents

  • I. Introduction

  • II. Literature Review

    • A. Empirical Studies on Trade Openness and Growth

    • B. Empirical Studies Applying Matching Estimators to Macro Data

  • III. Data and Variables of Interest

  • IV. Cross-Country Analysis and Matching Estimators

    • A. Methodology

    • B. The Unbearable Lightness of Cross-Country Estimates

    • C. Refined Evidence in Selected Regions

  • V. Comparative Studies and Synthetic Control Methods

    • A. Methodology

    • B. Openness and Growth in MCD Countries

  • VI. Conclusions and Extensions

  • Appendix

  • 1. Appendix I. Treated and Control Countries by Region

    • A. Period 1991–2000

    • B. Period 1981–90

    • C. Period 1971–80

    • D. Period 1961–70

  • References

  • Tables

  • 1. Openness and Growth, Cross-Country Evidence (I), 1950-98

  • 2. Openness and Growth, Cross-Country Evidence (II), 1961-2000

  • 3. Cross-Country Matches, Treated Countries, 1991-2000

  • 4. Cross-Country Matches, Control Countries, 1991-2000

  • 5. Cross-Country Matches, Treated Countries, 1981-90

  • 6. Cross-Country Matches, Control Countries, 1981-90

  • 7. Cross-Country Matches, Treated Countries, 1971-80

  • 8. Cross-Country Matches, Control Countries, 1971-80

  • 9. Cross-Country Matches, Treated Countries, 1961-70

  • 10. Cross-Country Matches, Control Countries, 1961-70

  • 11. Openness and Growth, Refined Evidence (I), 1961-2000

  • 12. Openness and Growth, Refined Evidence (II), 1961-2000

  • 13. Economic Growth Predictor Means in the Pre-Treatment Period

  • Figures

  • 1. Common support for investment share, 1991-2000

  • 2. Common support for secondary school enrollment, 1991-2000

  • 3. Common support for investment share, 1981-90

  • 4. Common support for secondary school enrollment, 1981-90

  • 5. Common support for investment share, 1971-80

  • 6. Common support for secondary school enrollment, 1971-80

  • 7. Common support for investment share, 1961-70

  • 8. Common support for secondary school enrollment, 1961-70

  • 9. Trends in Real GDP Per Capita, Georgia vs. Synthetic Control - Case A

  • 10. Trends in Real GDP Per Capita, Georgia vs. Synthetic Control - Case B

  • 11. Trends in Real GDP Per Capita, Armenia vs. Synthetic Control - Case A

  • 12. Trends in Real GDP Per Capita, Armenia vs. Synthetic Control - Case B

  • 13. Trends in Real GDP Per Capita, Azerbaijan vs. Synthetic Control - Case A

  • 14. Trends in Real GDP Per Capita, Azerbaijan vs. Synthetic Control - Case B

  • 15. Trends in Real GDP Per Capita, Tajikistan vs. Synthetic Control - Case A

  • 16. Trends in Real GDP Per Capita, Uzbekistan vs. Synthetic Control - Case A

  • 17. Trends in Real GDP Per Capita, Morocco vs. Synthetic Control - Case A

  • 18. Trends in Real GDP Per Capita, Morocco vs. Synthetic Control - Case B

  • 19. Trends in Real GDP Per Capita, Tunisia vs. Synthetic Control - Case A

  • 20. Trends in Real GDP Per Capita, Tunisia vs. Synthetic Control - Case B

  • 21. Trends in Real GDP Per Capita, Mauritania vs. Synthetic Control - Case A

  • 22. Trends in Real GDP Per Capita, Mauritania vs. Synthetic Control - Case B

  • 23. Trends in Real GDP Per Capita, Egypt vs. Synthetic Control - Case A

  • 24. Trends in Real GDP Per Capita, Egypt vs. Synthetic Control - Case B

Trade Openness and Growth: Pursuing Empirical Glasnost
Author: Mr. Andreas Billmeier and Tommaso Nannicini