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Problems of Trade in Primary Commodities

Rajat Acharyya and Saibal Kar

in International Trade and Economic Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199672851
eISBN:
9780191783081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672851.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Macro- and Monetary Economics

All students of international economics are aware that the comparative advantage in primary goods may bring initial static gains when trade opens up, but subsequently adverse terms of trade movement ... More


Globalization and International Commodity Trade with Specific Reference to the West African Cocoa Producers

Christopher L. Gilbert and Panos Varangis

in Challenges to Globalization: Analyzing the Economics

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226036151
eISBN:
9780226036557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226036557.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter explores one case of primary-commodity liberalization in some detail: cocoa in West Africa. It is organized as follows. Section 4.2 discusses the economics of liberalization, while ... More


The Global Financial Crisis and Africa’s “Immiserizing Wealth”

Alexis Habiyaremye and Luc Soete

in Aftermath: A New Global Economic Order?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814772836
eISBN:
9780814748695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772836.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter explores the extent to which Africa's extraordinary wealth of natural resources has been tied in disastrous ways to global trade. In the years immediately preceding the global financial ... More


Industrialization and Growth in Peru and Mexico, 1870–2010: A Long-Term Assessment

Aurora Gómez-Galvarriato and Graciela Márquez Colín

in The Spread of Modern Industry to the Periphery since 1871

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198753643
eISBN:
9780191815232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753643.003.0012
Subject:
History, Economic History, World Modern History

The industrialization experiences of Mexico and Peru differed because of their different market sizes and location. Mexico’s larger market and border with the US gave it greater opportunities for ... More


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