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Country size and comparative advantage: An empirical study

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv.

    Volume (Year): 134 (1998)
    Issue (Month): 4 (December)
    Pages: 590-611

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    1. Braunerhjelm, Pontus & Thulin, Per, 2006. "Can Countries Create Comparative Advantages? R&D-expenditures, high-tech exports and country size in 19 OECD-countries, 1981-1999," Working Paper Series in Economics and Institutions of Innovation 61, Royal Institute of Technology, CESIS - Centre of Excellence for Science and Innovation Studies.
    2. Stoian, Carmen & Filippaios, Fragkiskos, 2008. "Dunning's eclectic paradigm: A holistic, yet context specific framework for analysing the determinants of outward FDI: Evidence from international Greek investments," International Business Review, Elsevier, vol. 17(3), pages 349-367, June.
    3. Nicolini, Rosella, 2000. "Local Agglomerations and Trade: an Empirical Investigation," Discussion Papers (IRES - Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales) 2000018, Université catholique de Louvain, Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales (IRES).
    4. Csaba, László, 2000. "A kis országok világgazdasági alkalmazkodása
      [The adaptation of small countries to the world economy]
      ," Közgazdasági Szemle (Economic Review - monthly of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences), Közgazdasági Szemle Alapítvány (Economic Review Foundation), vol. 0(9), pages 662-679.
    5. Armando Garcia Pires, 2012. "International trade and competitiveness," Economic Theory, Springer, Springer, vol. 50(3), pages 727-763, August.
    6. Afontsev Serguey, 2002. "Endogenous Tariff Protection and the Level of Trade Distortions in Russia," EERC Working Paper Series 01-07e, EERC Research Network, Russia and CIS.

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