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  • adj. immiserating

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  • As he explained, “immiserizing” trade can arise only under quite unusual circumstances.

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  • It drew particular attention to Jagdish Bhagwati’s early finding on “immiserizing” growth.

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  • Immiserizing growth:
    Economic growth that makes the country worse off. Bhagwati (1958) coined this term for growth that expands exports and worsens the terms of trade ...
    www-personal.umich.edu/~alandear/glossary/i.html

    August 15, 2008