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Functional Form for United States - Mexico Trade Equations

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  • Thomas M Fullerton Jr

    (University of Texas at El Paso)

  • W Charles Sawyer

    (University of Southern Mississippi)

  • Richard L Sprinkle

    (University of Texas at El Paso)

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Empirical trade equations estimated using aggregate data may impose ill- advised coefficient restrictions. Export demand equations are estimated using quarterly data for bilateral trade flows between the United States and Mexico. The sample period is 1981-1994. Right-hand-side variables include foreign prices, domestic prices, the exchange rate, and income. Estimation results indicate that merchandise exports react heterogeneously to variations in each of the three relative price components.

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  • Thomas M Fullerton Jr & W Charles Sawyer & Richard L Sprinkle, 2004. "Functional Form for United States - Mexico Trade Equations," International Trade 0408001, EconWPA.
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    Bilateral Trade Flows; Mexico; Applied Econometrics;

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    • F14 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Empirical Studies of Trade

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