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Condensed version of the OECD foreign trade by commodities tapes

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  • Bianchi, Carlo
  • Calzolari, Giorgio

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Bilateral import prices are assumed to be the main explanatory variables in an import allocation model. Since official statistics are not available, the construction of these indices has been undertaken, using the data on bilateral trade by commodities supplied by OECD. Data are stored in 126 magnetic tapes, that had to be first of all compressed to become more manageable.

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  • Bianchi, Carlo & Calzolari, Giorgio, 1979. "Condensed version of the OECD foreign trade by commodities tapes," MPRA Paper 23074, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised Oct 1979.
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    1. Barten, A. P. & d'Alcantara, G. & Carrin, G. J., 1976. "COMET : A medium-term macroeconomic model for the European economic community," European Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 7(1), pages 63-115.
    2. Bianchi, Carlo & Calzolari, Giorgio & Lischi, Pierluigi, 1978. "A manageable support for the O.E.C.D. data on foreign trade by commodities," MPRA Paper 25923, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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    Keywords

    Bilateral import prices; OECD statistics; compressed data; magnetic tapes;

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    • C87 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Data Collection and Data Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs - - - Econometric Software

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