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Gravity Model Applications and Macroeconomic Perspectives

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  • Jasmin Katrin Gröschl

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This dissertation was prepared by Jasmin Gröschl and is a collection of five self-contained empirical essays. They aim at contributing to the understanding of non-standard determinants of trade and migration: historical and cultural characteristics in the United States (Chapter 1), policy-induced regulations in agricultural and food products (Chapter 2), and natural disasters (Chapter 3); and how international integration of countries shapes economic growth and helps to contain the costs of natural disasters: trade openness and income per capita (Chapter 4), and natural disasters, international integration, and economic growth (Chapter 5).

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This book is provided by Ifo Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich in its series ifo Beiträge zur Wirtschaftsforschung with number 48 and published in 2013.

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Keywords: American Secession; Intranational Trade; US State Level; Gravity; International Trade; Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measure; Natural Disaster; International Migration; Income Per Capita; Openness; Instrumental Variable; Institutions; Geography;

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