Trade Policy, Processing and New Zealand Forestry

Trade Policy, Processing and New Zealand Forestry

by John Gilbert

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Overview

This title was first published in 2000:  Examines core issues with respect to the effect of export restrictions, the impact on processing and welfare, the consequences of foreign ownership of the resource, and the possibility of utilizing export restrictions as a retaliatory strategy against escalating tariff structures. It also examines the impact of liberalization of processed good markets. The book employs a combination of formal general equilibrium modelling and counterfactual simulation using computable general equilibrium (CGE) tecniques, with the New Zealand forestry industry used as a case study throughout. The book makes a contribution to the literature in this field by incorporating foreign ownership into an extensive formal analysis of processing incentives, develooping a new CGE model of the New Zealand economy, utilizing this model to evaluate the costs of export restrictions, and utilizing the GTAP to provide insights into the possible effect of the APEC Early Voluntary Sector Liberalization strategy.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781351785945
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/12/2018
Series: Routledge Revivals
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 256
File size: 9 MB

Table of Contents

List of Figuresvi
List of Tablesvii
Prefaceix
Acknowledgementsxi
List of Abbreviationsxii
1Introduction1
2An Overview of the New Zealand Forestry Sector7
3Rationales for Processing Incentives25
4Forestry Models43
5A General Equilibrium Approach to Processing and Trade63
6A Computable General Equilibrium Model109
7Model Results145
8Global Trade Analysis177
9Conclusion205
Appendices215
Bibliography221
Author Index235
Subject Index239

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