The impact of trade liberalization and Jordanian economy from the perspective of Jordanian employees

Mostafa Ali Hassan Al-Shmaileh


The purpose of this paper is to analyze the performance of a sample of developing countries which undertook trade liberalization and economics from the perspective of Jordanian employees since early 1980s to 1990s.This article examines the literature on trade liberalization and economic development in the perspective of Jordanian employees. This paper uses the sharp in trade liberalization and Jordanian economy, spurred to a large extent by external factors, to measure the causal impact of trade liberalization on poverty and inequality in districts in Jordan. Variation in liberalization industrial composition across districts in Jordan and the variation in the degree of trade liberalization across industries allow for a difference-in-difference approach, establishing whether certain areas benefited more from or bore a disproportionate share of the burden of trade liberalization and economy. It seems that trade liberalization is being presented as a suitable developmental strategy for developing countries despite weak empirical findings. It appears that with the current agenda of universal trade liberalization, not only will development space shrink but also self-determination and economic sovereignty will be undermined. Results are discussed with regard to the trade liberalization and Jordanian economy may an important role in fostering the Jordanian employees.

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