Deardorff-Dixit-Norman Index

Definitions

Economics

  • The value of net imports at autarky prices. Used by Deardorff (1980) and Dixit and Norman (1980) to indicate comparative advantage, it was named by Bernhofen and Brown (2005) and used to quantify comparative advantage and the gains from trade.
  • abbreviationDDN Index
  • Deardorff-Dixit-Norman index
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