Measurement of the Trade Flows between the EU and Mercosur through Gravitation Analysis
This paper discusses the main factors that determine the interregional trade flows between EU and Mercosur. We apply the gravity model framework (cross-section and panel data) to examine the interregional integration effects on the trade volume for the period 1995-2005. The results show that further trade liberalization will be beneficial for both regional blocks. We found evidences for trade creation effect and “death of the distance” effect.
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Volume (Year): (2007)
Issue (Month): 6 ()
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