Skip to main content
padlock icon - secure page this page is secure

Institutions and Trade: Competitors or Complements in Economic Development?

Buy Article:

$52.00 + tax (Refund Policy)

This article contributes to the debate over the empirical relationship between trade openness and economic development. Unlike previous studies which treat trade openness and institutions as competitors in economic development, we find evidence that they are in fact complements. We also find that in order for a country to benefit from trade, its institutional quality has to be above a certain threshold level. These results are suggestive of an important complementary role for trade openness and institutions in economic development.
No References
No Citations
No Supplementary Data
No Article Media
No Metrics

Keywords: F1; O1

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: 1:  Arndt-Corden Division of Economics, RSPAS, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia 2:  School of Economics, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia

Publication date: September 1, 2009

  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more