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Intra-industry trade between CESEE countries and the EU15

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  • Orszaghova, Lucia
  • Schudel, Willem
  • Dautovic, Ernest

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The rapid increase in intra-industry trade (IIT) between the EU15 and Central, Eastern and South-Eastern European (CESEE) countries after the collapse of the Soviet Union indicates a structural change in the nature of trade in CESEE and a new process of transition and real convergence to the EU. Using a product-level trade flows database and employing linear and non-linear panel data specifications, this paper assesses the determinants of intra-industry trade between the EU15 as the main trading block and CESEE, which are further divided into the JEL Classification: F14, F15, F10

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  • Orszaghova, Lucia & Schudel, Willem & Dautovic, Ernest, 2014. "Intra-industry trade between CESEE countries and the EU15," Working Paper Series 1719, European Central Bank.
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    Keywords

    Central and Eastern Europe; convergence criteria; economic integration; emerging Europe; EU candidate countries; horizontal IIT; intra-industry trade; Panel data; real convergence; South-Eastern Europe; transition; vertical IIT; Western Balkan;

    JEL classification:

    • F14 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Empirical Studies of Trade
    • F15 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Economic Integration
    • F10 - International Economics - - Trade - - - General

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