Endogenous trading bloc formation in a North-South global economy
AbstractMajority of the trading blocs to date are between similar countries, rather than between developed and developing countries. This paper provides a rationale for why trading blocs among similar countries may arise as an equilibrium phenomenon. It develops a model of an asymmetric world economy, in which there are at least four countries. The countries are differentiated with respect to their market size and market structure.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi, India in its series Indian Statistical Institute, Planning Unit, New Delhi Discussion Papers with number 03-04.
Length: 30 pages
Date of creation: Aug 2003
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- Satya P. Das & Subhadip Ghosh, 2006. "Endogenous trading bloc formation in a North-South global economy," Canadian Journal of Economics, Canadian Economics Association, vol. 39(3), pages 809-830, August.
- F02 - International Economics - - General - - - International Economic Order; Noneconomic International Organizations;; Economic Integration and Globalization: General
- F13 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Trade Policy; International Trade Organizations
- F15 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Economic Integration
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