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A comparative study of trends in globalization using different synthetic indicators

Using the KOF data at the annual level, we construct ten different composite indices for comparing the extent of globalization of 131 countries for eleven years, 1999-2009. We compare the different indices of globalization among themselves and also with the Dreher-KOF index of globalization and find that among the different indices the Dreher-Chebyshev index is the most representative one. Among the countries, we concentrate on the trends in globalization of India and her neighboring countries, Bangladesh, China, and Pakistan.

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 38028.

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Date of creation: 10 Apr 2012
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Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:38028
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  1. S K Mishra & P Nayak, 2007. "Socioeconomic Dimensions of Globalization in India," The IUP Journal of Managerial Economics, IUP Publications, vol. 0(1), pages 63-80, February.
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  4. Mishra, SK, 2007. "A Comparative Study of Various Inclusive Indices and the Index Constructed by the Principal Components Analysis," MPRA Paper 3377, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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