The Choice of Transport Mode: Evidence from Japanese Exports to East Asia
AbstractThis paper investigates Japanese trade by mode of transport, i.e., air transport versus maritime shipping. Some facts about Japanese machinery exports by mode of transport in the 1990s are examined first. Then it will be shown that products of the machinery sector where international fragmentation prevails are more likely to be exported by air.
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Date of creation: May 2008
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Publication status: Published in IDE Discussion Paper. No. 155. 2008.5
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Find related papers by JEL classification:
- F14 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Empirical Studies of Trade
- L91 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Transportation and Utilities - - - Transportation: General
- N75 - Economic History - - Economic History: Transport, International and Domestic Trade, Energy, and Other Services - - - Asia including Middle East
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2008-06-07 (All new papers)
- NEP-INT-2008-06-07 (International Trade)
- NEP-URE-2008-06-07 (Urban & Real Estate Economics)
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