The Impact of Historical and Regional Networks on Trade Volumes within the Western Hemisphere: A Gravity Analysis across Sectors

This paper identifies and analyzes the effects of existing trade networks on bilateral trade volumes in the Western Hemisphere by applying the gravity model of international trade to two data-sets, one encompassing bilateral trade volumes of agricultural products and one encompassing bilateral trade volumes of manufactured goods.


Issue Date:
2012-02
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/120071
Total Pages:
26
JEL Codes:
F1 (International trade); F15 (Economic integration); F54 (Post-colonialism); F55 (International institutional arrangements).




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