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dc.contributor.authorSchumacher, Dieteren_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-01-28T15:40:19Z-
dc.date.available2009-01-28T15:40:19Z-
dc.date.issued2001en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/18243-
dc.description.abstractUsing a gravity-type explanation of international trade flows at the industry level, it is shown that the pattern of comparative advantage in terms of sectoral export/import ratios in bilateral trade can be explained by relative income and relative per capita income. Total income of a country is a proxy of its economic size and has a positive effect on comparative advantage in most manufacturing industries (home market effect). Per capita income represents the capital-labour endowment ratio and demand conditions. In sum, it has a positive effect in (human) capital-intensive industries and a negative effect in labour-intensive industries.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aDeutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (DIW) |cBerlinen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aDIW Discussion Papers |x259en_US
dc.subject.jelF12en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordGravity modelen_US
dc.subject.keywordcomparative advantageen_US
dc.subject.keywordbilateral tradeen_US
dc.subject.keywordhome market effecten_US
dc.subject.keywordfactor endowmenten_US
dc.subject.stwInternationale Wirtschaftsbeziehungenen_US
dc.subject.stwAußenwirtschaften_US
dc.subject.stwGravitationsmodellen_US
dc.subject.stwKomparativer Kostenvorteilen_US
dc.subject.stwLandesgrößeen_US
dc.subject.stwVolkseinkommenen_US
dc.subject.stwFaktorproportionentheoremen_US
dc.subject.stwSozialprodukten_US
dc.subject.stwSchätzungen_US
dc.subject.stwTheorieen_US
dc.subject.stwWelten_US
dc.subject.stwMarktgrößeen_US
dc.titleMarket Size and Factor Endowment: Explaining Comparative Advantage in Bilateral Trade by Differences in Income and Per Capita Incomeen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn848823648en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-
dc.identifier.repecRePEc:diw:diwwpp:dp259en_US

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