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Protección e importaciones de madera en España (1880-1935)

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  • Iñaki Iriarte Goñi

    () (Universidad de Zaragoza)

  • Maria Isabel Ayuda Bosque

    () (Universidad de Zaragoza)

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This work analyses Spanish imports of rough and manufactured timber between 1880 and 1935. We start by measuring the percentage of both over Spanish wood consumption, showing the continuity of the former and the fall of the latter. Then an annual series of tariffs applicable to these products is built in order to estimate, through two different econometric models, protection effects on import evolution. According to our results, these effects were moderate. The different behaviour of rough and manufactured timber, therefore, may be explained by differences in their competitiveness, which is related to Spanish timber resources and to the integration of the domestic timber market. KEY Classification-JEL: C22, N53, N54, N73, N74

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  • Iñaki Iriarte Goñi & Maria Isabel Ayuda Bosque, 2007. "Protección e importaciones de madera en España (1880-1935)," Investigaciones de Historia Económica (IHE) Journal of the Spanish Economic History Association, Asociacion Espa–ola de Historia Economica, vol. 9, pages 45-78.
  • Handle: RePEc:ahe:invest:v:9:y:2007:p:45-78
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    Keywords

    Timber; International trade; Forestry; Contemporary Spain;

    JEL classification:

    • C22 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Time-Series Models; Dynamic Quantile Regressions; Dynamic Treatment Effect Models; Diffusion Processes
    • N53 - Economic History - - Agriculture, Natural Resources, Environment and Extractive Industries - - - Europe: Pre-1913
    • N54 - Economic History - - Agriculture, Natural Resources, Environment and Extractive Industries - - - Europe: 1913-
    • N73 - Economic History - - Economic History: Transport, International and Domestic Trade, Energy, and Other Services - - - Europe: Pre-1913
    • N74 - Economic History - - Economic History: Transport, International and Domestic Trade, Energy, and Other Services - - - Europe: 1913-

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