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South-South Trade In Goods

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  • Przemyslaw Kowalski
  • Ben Shepherd

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The empirical analysis presented in this paper indicates that trade between developing countries (South-South trade) offers a wide scope for specialisation and efficiency gains. The first part of the paper takes an ex-post perspective and employs the gravity methodology to contribute to understanding past trends in world goods trade with a special focus on South-South trade. Analysis shows that far from experiencing a ?death of distance?, South-South trade is still severely...

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  • Przemyslaw Kowalski & Ben Shepherd, 2006. "South-South Trade In Goods," OECD Trade Policy Papers 40, OECD Publishing.
  • Handle: RePEc:oec:traaab:40-en
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    computable general equilibrium; distance; gains from trade; gravity model; south-south trade; tariff barriers;

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