Better, faster, stronger: How trade liberalisation fosters global innovation

November 21, 2016

Free trade is under fire, with evidence documenting the distributional impacts and labour adjustment costs of trade liberalisation mounting. This column instead presents new evidence on the benefits of freer trade in terms of growth and innovation. It points to gains that could be lost if support for globalisation is not maintained.

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Topics: TARIFF LIBERALIZATION INNOVATION

Authors: FEDERICA COELLI ANDREAS MOXNES KAREN-HELENE ULLTVEIT-MOE

Publishing Institution: VOX - CEPR'S POLICY PORTAL

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