Essays in political economy of international trade

Mohammad Farhad

Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis

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Abstract

Based on a review of recent developments in the global geopolitical and trade policy landscape, this thesis explores possible avenues towards constructive and informed trade policy interventions. In doing so, it focuses on three distinct areas that link elements of international trade with political economy concepts: (i) streamlining the assessment of actual trade data, (ii) the influence of trade openness on government size, and (iii) the role of institutional distance in guiding bilateral trade volumes. All three papers pursue largely empirical approaches that are nevertheless informed by established theory.
Original languageEnglish
QualificationDoctor of Philosophy
Awarding Institution
  • The University of Western Australia
Supervisors/Advisors
  • Williams, Andrew, Supervisor
  • Jetter, Michael, Supervisor
  • Siddique, Abu, Supervisor
Award date6 Jul 2020
DOIs
Publication statusUnpublished - 2020

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