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The Geography of Intra-industry Trade: empirics.

Abstract:

This paper uses bilateral trade data for OECD countries at the 3-digit industry level to investigate the geography of intra-industry trade (IIT). IIT diminishes with distance and much of the existing empirical literature suggests that this is an inherent characteristic of such trade, arguing that trade in sectors intensive in IIT is choked off rapidly by distance. We show that the dependence of IIT on geography arises not because of any inherent feature of the effects of distance on such trad...

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Publisher:
Berkley Electronic Press
Journal:
Topics in Economic Analysis and Policy More from this journal
Volume:
3
Issue:
1
Publication date:
2003-01-01
ISSN:
1538-0653
Language:
English
UUID:
uuid:ac76b1e8-6386-400c-ba58-99fc8a870d2c
Local pid:
oai:economics.ouls.ox.ac.uk:11476
Deposit date:
2011-08-16

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