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Mongolia's International Trade: Impact of Its Geographical Location

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This paper examines the influence of Mongolia's landlocked location between Russia and China on the country's international trade patterns through the use of an augmented gravity model. The results are basically consistent with the prediction of the gravity model with some unexpected results on per capita GDP and the WTO dummy. Further, this paper discusses relevant policy implications.

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Paper provided by Research Institute, International University of Japan in its series Working Papers with number EMS_2011_02.

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Length: 21 pages
Date of creation: Jan 2011
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Handle: RePEc:iuj:wpaper:ems_2011_02

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Keywords: Mongolia; International trade; Trade patterns and determinants; Geographic location; Gravity model;

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