Recent Submissions

  • Demographic Change and Economic Growth in Asia 

    Bloom, David; Canning, David; Malaney, Pia N. (Center for International Development at Harvard University, 1999-05)
    This paper examines the links between demographic change and economic growth in Asia during 1965-90. We show that the overall rate of population growth had little effect on economic growth, but that changes in life expectancy, ...
  • Pattern of Trade and Economic Development in the Model of Monopolistic Competition 

    Sachs, Jeffrey D.; Yang, Xiaokai; Zhang, Dingsheng (Center for International Development at Harvard University, 1999-04)
    The paper introduces differences in production and transaction conditions between countries into the model of monopolistic competition to investigate the interplay between trade policies and development strategies. It ...
  • An Infra-marginal Analysis of the Ricardian Model 

    Cheng, Wen Li; Sachs, Jeffrey D.; Yang, Xiaokai (Center for International Development at Harvard University, 1999-04)
    This paper applies the infra-marginal analysis, which is a combination of marginal and total cost-benefit analysis, to the Ricardian model. It demonstrates that the rule of marginal cost pricing does not always hold. It ...

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