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      Gains from trade in used goods: Evidence from automobiles 

      Clerides, Sofronis (2008)
      I investigate the welfare effects of trade liberalization by exploiting a natural policy experiment in the economy of Cyprus. A 1993 law relaxed import restrictions on used vehicles and enabled the importation of second-hand ...
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      General equilibrium effects of import constraints under variable labour supply, public goods and income taxation 

      Michael, Michael S.; Hatzipanayotou, Panos (1999)
      We consider a general equilibrium trade model of a small open economy with a representative consumer, where labour supply is variable, where imports are restricted by a small tariff, a quota or a voluntary export restraint ...
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      Multilateral tariff cooperation under fairness and reciprocity 

      Hadjiyiannis, Costas; Iris, Doruk; Tabakis, Chrysostomos (2012)
      This paper explores the impact of fairness and reciprocity on multilateral tariff cooperation. Reciprocal countries reward kind behaviour (positive reciprocity), but retaliate against countries behaving unkindly (negative ...
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      Quality standards for used durables: An indirect subsidy? 

      Clerides, Sofronis; Hadjiyiannis, Costas (2008)
      We construct a theoretical framework to study the impact of quality standards for used durable goods on trade flligatureows, profiligaturets and consumer welfare. We show that asymmetric quality standards generate trade ...