Although it is commonly believed that trade liberalization results in higher GDP, little is known about its effects on poverty and inequality. This paper uses the sharp trade liberalization in India in 1991, spurred to a large extent by external factors, to measure the causal impact of trade liberalization on poverty and inequality in districts in India.
Trade Liberalization AERC Research Paper 245 African Economic Research Consortium Nairobi, October 2012. Zimbabwe’s Experience With Trade Liberalization By. AERC Research Paper 245 African Economic Research Consortium Nairobi, November 2012. THIS RESEARCH STUDY was supported by a grant from the African Economic Research Consortium. The.