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Publication Type
Journal Article
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Freckleton, Marie
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Article Title
Trade liberalization, export performance and economic growth in Jamaica
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Journal Title
Nordic Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Studies
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Date of Publication
2007
Volume ID
37
Issue ID
2
Page(s)
9-25
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Abstract
Analyses the impact of trade liberalization on export performance and economic growth in Jamaica. The evidence suggests that trade liberalization failed to promote export expansion and economic growth. Structural problems and macroeconomic instability restricted the ability of the Jamaican economy to respond to incentives provided by trade liberalization. Concludes that where structural problems are present the relaxation of such constraints is critical to the sucess of trade liberalization.....
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