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Trade Facilitation and Expanding the Benefits of Trade: Evidence from Firm Leval Data

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  • Yue Li

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  • John S. Wilson

    (the World Bank, Washington D.C, USA)

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    Existing empirical studies on trade costs and trade facilitation largely focus on aggregate impacts of reform due to data availability. We take a step toward filling in this gap in literature. Using the World Bank Enterprises Surveys, the study extends the scope of empirical literature to firm dimension with a focus on SMEs.

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    Paper provided by Asia-Pacific Research and Training Network on Trade (ARTNeT), an initiative of UNESCAP and IDRC, Canada. in its series Working Papers with number 7109.

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    Publication status: Published in ARTNeT website
    Handle: RePEc:esc:wpaper:7109

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    1. José Guilherme Reis & Thomas Farole, 2010. "Trade and the Competitiveness Agenda," World Bank Other Operational Studies 10176, The World Bank.

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