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Logistics and exports

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Drawing on a new and comprehensive measure of logistics quality, our gravity model suggests logistics in the exporting and partner-country can have an important impact on bilateral exports. A one standard deviation improvement in the exporter’s logistics quality, which for example would improve Gabon to the level of Guinea, would raise exports by almost 60%. Landlocked countries’ exports depend on their neighbours’ logistics, but their own logistics quality is not as important as for other co...

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Published
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Not peer reviewed
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Anne's College
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Economics - Centre for the study of African Economies
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Nuffield College
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Economics - Centre for the study of African Economies
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Author
Series:
CSAE working paper series
Publication date:
2008-01-01
URN:
uuid:9b12de53-0b34-4c5f-a25e-fedbb27bad49
Local pid:
ora:2567

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