Svetlana Demidova is an Associate Professor of Economics at the Department of Economics at McMaster University. She joined the University of Georgia in September of 2006, after receiving her Ph.D. in Economics from the Pennsylvania State University. Then in 2008 she joined McMaster University. Her research focuses on International Trade, Productivity and Growth, and Competition Policies.
Trade as aid
09 Jun 2014
Preferential or duty/quota-free trade access to developing countries, as a form of foreign aid by developed countries, is considered to have both pros and cons. This column analyses data from Bangladesh’s apparel industry to show that it not only leads to gains for the access granting and access receiving countries, but also trade creation for the rest of the world.
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