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Effects of the Endogenous Scope of Preferentialism on International Goods Trade

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  • Egger Peter

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    (ETH Zürich, KOF, Weinbergstrasse 35, WEH E6, 8092 Zürich, Switzerland)

  • Wamser Georg

    ()
    (University of Tübingen, Melanchthon-str. 30, 72074 Tübingen, Germany)

Abstract

Previous empirical research has assumed that goods trade responds to goods trade preferentialism only, while other forms of preferentialism — such as services trade or investment preferentialism — are irrelevant for goods trade. This article provides novel evidence for the gains from a broader scope of preferentialism (in terms of the number of dimensions covered: goods, services, and investment) at the intensive and extensive country margins of bilateral goods trade.

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Article provided by De Gruyter in its journal The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy.

Volume (Year): 13 (2013)
Issue (Month): 2 (July)
Pages: 709-731

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