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Trade Barriers As Bargaining Outcomes

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  • kishore gawande

    (texas a&m)

  • hui li

    (eastern illinois u.)

Abstract

Whether bilateral trade barrier data conform with the Grossman-Helpman (1995) model’s predictions about “trade talks” is examined in this article. A simple form of the prediction from the model is tested. Bilateral US-Japan and US-EU data from the 1990s are employed. The results are the first in the literature.

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  • kishore gawande & hui li, 2005. "Trade Barriers As Bargaining Outcomes," International Trade 0505002, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:wpa:wuwpit:0505002
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    Keywords

    Trade talks equilibrium; Nontariff barriers;

    JEL classification:

    • F13 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Trade Policy; International Trade Organizations
    • Q18 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Agriculture - - - Agricultural Policy; Food Policy
    • D72 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - Political Processes: Rent-seeking, Lobbying, Elections, Legislatures, and Voting Behavior

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