An asymmetric Melitz model of trade and growth

Takumi Naito*

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In an asymmetric two-country Melitz model, compared with the old balanced growth path, unilateral trade liberalization increases the masses and revenue shares of exported varieties and the growth rates of all countries for all periods, and welfare of all countries.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)80-83
Number of pages4
JournalEconomics Letters
Publication statusPublished - 2017 Sept


  • Asymmetric countries
  • Endogenous growth
  • Melitz model
  • Transitional dynamics
  • Unilateral trade liberalization

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Finance
  • Economics and Econometrics


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