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Three essays on technological progress and international trade
The thesis is divided into three essays. In the first essay, a two-by-two model is formulated in which changes in price are caused by technological progress that takes place in one sector. It is found that the factor used ...
A multi-region computational general equilibrium model of the United States, used for sub-national tax policy analysis
In my thesis I construct a four-region, four-product, three-factor, two income class applied general equilibrium model of the United States, which I use to examine several issues in sub-national tax incidence. Each of the ...
Personal wealth in South Africa: Facts about its distribution and the forces behind its redistribution
The Apartheid system in South Africa came to a close recently and a new majority government is ruling. This government represents a poor majority of the population, and there is great pressure on them to redistribute wealth ...
Land use regulations as a form of market segmentation
This thesis presents a theoretical model of Land Use Regulations (LUR) as a form of market segmentation. It focuses on private restrictive covenants and considers only the aspect of the separation of uses that they contain. ...