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International trade and payments data: an introduction


  • Robert F. Graboyes


Global trade and payments data, although absolutely essential to an understanding of the pattern and direction of world commerce, are not completely unambiguous. Compilers of such data face numerous problems of definition and measurement of particular components of nations’ aggregate external accounts.

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  • Robert F. Graboyes, 1991. "International trade and payments data: an introduction," Economic Review, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, issue Sep, pages 20-31.
  • Handle: RePEc:fip:fedrer:y:1991:i:sep:p:20-31:n:v.77no.5

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    1. David K. Backus & Patrick J. Kehoe & Finn E. Kydland, 1992. "Relative Price Movements in Dynamic General Equilibrium Models of International Trade," Working Papers 92-25, New York University, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Department of Economics.

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