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The Asian Crisis and Australia-East Asia Trade Flows: A Modified Gravity Approach


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  • Pemasiri J Gunawardana

    (Victoria University of Technology)

  • Ramya Hewarathna

    (Department of Economics and Finance, La Trobe University)

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    This paper analyses the determinants of Australia-East Asia trade flows, examines the impact of the Asian crisis on such trade flows, and explores the potential for further expansion of trade flows between Australia and East Asia. The analysis is based on modified gravity trade models. Separate models are estimated for Australia’s merchandise exports to and merchandise imports from nine East Asian countries, using pooled data for the period 1979-98.

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    Paper provided by School of Economics, La Trobe University in its series Working Papers with number 2000.13.

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    Length: 35 pages
    Date of creation: Oct 2000
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    Handle: RePEc:ltr:wpaper:2000.13

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    Keywords: Asian crisis; Australia; East Asia; exports; gravity model; imports. EDIRC Provider-Institution: RePEc:edi:smlatau;

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