Protectionism, labor mobility, and immiserizing growth in developing economics

Journal Article (Journal Article)

In a small, tariff-ridden, developing economy with imperfect labor mobility, we show that capital accumulation may not immiserize even with foreign rent repatriation. Employment creation effects can outweigh losses in tariff revenue. With perfect immobility, immiserization cannot occur without repatriation. © 2002 Elsevier Science B.V. All rights reserved.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Gilbert, J; Tower, E

Published Date

  • March 1, 2002

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 75 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 135 - 140

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0165-1765

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/S0165-1765(01)00586-9

Citation Source

  • Scopus