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How to neutralize the Dutch disease notwithstanding the natural resources curse
This paper discusses two closely related concepts – the Dutch disease and the natural resource curse – and a third one, exchange rate populism, associated to the curse. The Dutch disease is a long-term overvaluation of the ...
The resource curse reloaded: revisiting the Dutch disease with economic complexity analysis
This paper shows that the Dutch disease can be more formally characterised as low economic complexity using ECI-type indicators; there is a solid and robust inverse relationship between exports concentrating on natural ...
A graphic explanation on how a tax on exports neutralizes the Dutch disease without costs to exporters
The adequate way of neutralizing the Dutch disease is the imposition of a variable tax on the export of the commodity that originates the disease. If such tax is equivalent to the 'size' of the Dutch disease, it will shifts ...
Neutralizing the Dutch disease
This paper discusses the political economy involved in the required neutralization of the Dutch disease – a long-term overvaluation of a national currency originated in exports of commodities that generate Ricardian rents ...
The value of the exchange rate and the dutch disease
This paper revisits the original (2008) paper on the Dutch disease, which defined it by the existence of two exchange rate equilibriums (the current and the industrial exchange rate equilibriums). Its novelty is in claiming ...
Efectos de la enfermedad holandesa ('Dutch disease'). Alguna evidencia para Argentina
(Universidad del Rosario, 2015)
How to neutralize the adverse developmental effects of the Dutch disease?
This paper addresses the subject of the adverse developmental effects of the Dutch disease: the theory, the experience of Latin America over the last decade, and the economic policy management issues on what to do about it.
The industrial equilibrium exchange rate in Brazil: an estimation
This paper presents a methodology for calculating the industrial equilibrium exchange rate, which is defined as the one enabling exporters of state-of-the-art manufactured goods to be competitive abroad. The first section ...
Brazil’s 35 years-old quasi-stagnation: facts and theory
Brazil is growing around 1% per capita a year from 1981; this means for a country that is supposed to catch up, quasi-stagnation. Four historical new facts explain why growth was so low after the Real Plan: the reduction ...