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Determinants of Comparative Advantage in the International Trade of Services: An Empirical Study of the Hecksher-Ohlin Approach

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  • Nyahoho Emmanuel

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This study demonstrates that the HO model proves useful for assessing the competitive factors in the delivery of services. However, further analysis that draws on the modeling framework of microeconomics and industrial organization is required.

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  • Nyahoho Emmanuel, 2010. "Determinants of Comparative Advantage in the International Trade of Services: An Empirical Study of the Hecksher-Ohlin Approach," Global Economy Journal, De Gruyter, vol. 10(1), pages 1-24, February.
  • Handle: RePEc:bpj:glecon:v:10:y:2010:i:1:n:3
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    1. Eduardo Fernández-Arias & Charles Sabel & Ernesto H. Stein & Alberto Trejos, 2016. "Two to Tango: Public-Private Collaboration for Productive Development Policies," IDB Publications (Books), Inter-American Development Bank, number 94716, February.
    2. López, Andrés & Niembro, Andrés & Ramos, Daniela, 2014. "Latin America’s competitive position in knowledge-intensive services trade," Revista CEPAL, Naciones Unidas Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL), August.
    3. Saez, Sebastian & Grover, Arti, 2010. "Uncovering Developing Countries’ Performance in Trade in Services," World Bank - Economic Premise, The World Bank, issue 39, pages 1-5, November.
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    5. Sebastián Sáez, 2010. "The Increasing Importance of Developing Countries in Trade in Services," World Bank Other Operational Studies 11084, The World Bank.
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