Optimal trade taxes in the presence of foreign ownership and equity exchanges

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Abstract

This paper investigates the question of the optimal trade policies in the presence of foreign ownership, extending the framework of the pioneering studies by Brecher and Bhagwati. Trade in the ownership claims is explicitly modelled using a stochastic trade model. The paper concludes that the results of the above studies crucially depend on the policy not being expected at the time foreign investment takes place.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)483-500
Number of pages18
JournalJournal of International Economics
Volume36
Issue number3-4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1994

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Keywords

  • Foreign ownership
  • Optimal trade policy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Economics and Econometrics
  • Finance

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