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Do transport costs justifyregional preferential trading arrangements? no


  • Arvind Panagariya


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  • Arvind Panagariya, 1998. "Do transport costs justifyregional preferential trading arrangements? no," Review of World Economics (Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv), Springer;Institut für Weltwirtschaft (Kiel Institute for the World Economy), vol. 134(2), pages 280-301, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:weltar:v:134:y:1998:i:2:p:280-301
    DOI: 10.1007/BF02708097

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    • F02 - International Economics - - General - - - International Economic Order and Integration
    • F15 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Economic Integration


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