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State Export Behavior and Barriers

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  • Andrew J. Cassey

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    (School of Economic Sciences, Washington State University)

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The pattern of U.S. state exports to foreign destination--which states export which goods to which destinations|has not been studied in detail despite the high profile of exports in the public consciousness. Currently there is not a clear description of facts characterizing exports for all states, destinations, and manufacturing subsectors. I combine research methods from both firm- and country-level empirical international trade on a cross section of state export data to list seventeen stylized facts that any state trade theory should account for.

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Paper provided by School of Economic Sciences, Washington State University in its series Working Papers with number 2010-14.

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Length: 36 pages
Date of creation: Aug 2010
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Handle: RePEc:wsu:wpaper:cassey-6

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Keywords: empirical international trade; exports; states; geography; gravity;

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  1. Cletus C. Coughlin & Dennis Novy, 2012. "Is the international border effect larger than the domestic border effect? Evidence from US trade," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 51507, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
  2. Tomasz Brodzicki & Stanislaw Uminski, 2013. "International trade relations of enterprises established in Poland's regions: gravity model panel estimation," Working Papers 1301, Instytut Rozwoju, Institute for Development.

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