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Effects of the Endogenous Scope of Preferentialism on International Goods Trade

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  • Peter Egger
  • Georg Wamser

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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 paper 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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Paper provided by CESifo Group Munich in its series CESifo Working Paper Series with number 4208.

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Date of creation: 2013
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Handle: RePEc:ces:ceswps:_4208

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Keywords: preferentialism; international trade; multiple treatments; endogenous treatments; ordered probit;

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