Embargo threat, learning and departure from comparative advantage

Ruth W. Arad, Arye L. Hillman

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This paper extends the current analysis of trade embargo threats, initiated by Bhagwati and Srinivasan, Mayer, and others using general-equilibrium analysis, to a situation where there is the possibility of lowering the future cost of production of the potentially embargoed good as a result of learning-by-doing.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)265-275
Number of pages11
JournalJournal of International Economics
Issue number2
StatePublished - May 1979
Externally publishedYes


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