Trade liberalization and poverty reduction in Africa: computable general equilibrium models approach. Literature review
de Arce, Rafael; de Vicente, Saúl; Mahía, Ramón; Medina, Eva (2014), Trade liberalization and poverty reduction in Africa: computable general equilibrium models approach. Literature review, International Journal of Political Science and Development, 2, 5, p. 90-96. 10.14662/IJPSD2014.023
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Abstract (EN)This paper presents an overview of the impact of trade liberalization on poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa within a general equilibrium framework. In this first section, we briefly introduce the links between trade liberalization and poverty reduction. Section 2 faces the use of General Equilibrium Models to analyze the relation between these two variables. Section 3 shows the main findings from previous literature of CGE models applied to the particular case of Sub-Saharan countries. The paper concludes with some final remarks and policy implications.
Subjects / KeywordsSub - Saharan Africa; Poverty Reduction; Trade Liberalization; General Equilibrium Models
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