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Dissecting intra-industry trade

  • Van Biesebroeck, Johannes

We show that gradually most U.S. manufacturing trade has become intra-industry, even at the finest level of aggregation. This also holds for the E.U. and increasingly for China, but only if goods are not classified by quality; Japanese trade remains far more inter-industry.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Economics Letters.

Volume (Year): 110 (2011)
Issue (Month): 2 (February)
Pages: 71-75

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