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GTAP Resource #3344

"Estimating the Medium-term Effects of the ASEAN Economic Community"
by Lee, Hiro and Michael Plummer

Consequences of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) are investigated using a dynamic computable general equilibrium (CGE) model. Quantitative assessments of the effects on economic welfare, trade flows and sectoral output are offered. When the removal of trade barriers are combined with reductions in administrative and technical barriers and lowering the trade and transport margins under the assumption of endogenously determined productivity, the estimated welfare gains for the year 2015 range from 1.1% in Indonesia to 9.4% in Thailand. The results suggest that streamlining customs procedures and other reductions in administrative and technical barriers, as well as increased competition and improvements in infrastructure, are significant in enlarging the benefits of the AEC.

Resource Details (Export Citation) GTAP Keywords
Category: 2010 Conference Paper
Status: Published
By/In: Presented at the 13th Annual Conference on Global Economic Analysis, Penang, Malaysia
Date: 2010
Created: Lee, H. (4/15/2010)
Updated: Batta, G. (4/15/2010)
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- Agricultural policies
- Foreign direct investment
- Asia (East)
- Asia (Southeast)
- Asia (South-Central)
- Oceania
- Middle East
- European Union
- North America
- South America

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