Necessary conditions for welfare improving reforms

Jiandong Ju, Kala Krishna

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We develop necessary conditions for welfare improving reforms. We show that our work may be useful in evaluating the desirability of preferential trading areas ( PTAs) and reforming Article XXIV of GATT. The conditions that no country necessarily loses from world trade reform are also derived.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)173-178
Number of pages6
JournalEconomics Letters
Issue number2
StatePublished - May 2000

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Finance
  • Economics and Econometrics


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