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dc.contributor.authorNitsch, Volkeren_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-01-28T15:54:41Z-
dc.date.available2009-01-28T15:54:41Z-
dc.date.issued2005en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/19046-
dc.description.abstractPoliticians travel extensively abroad, for various reasons. One purpose of external visits is to improve bilateral economic relations. In this paper, I examine the effect of state visits on international trade. I use a large data set covering the travel activities of the heads of state of France, Germany and the United States between 1948 and 2003. My results indicate that state and official visits are indeed positively correlated with exports. A typical visit is associated with higher bilateral exports by about 8 to 10 percent, holding other things constant.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aCenter for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute (CESifo) |cMunichen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aCESifo Working Paper |x1582en_US
dc.subject.jelF13en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordheaden_US
dc.subject.keywordpresidenten_US
dc.subject.keywordgovernmenten_US
dc.subject.keywordpoliticsen_US
dc.subject.keywordgravityen_US
dc.subject.stwInternationale Beziehungenen_US
dc.subject.stwAuslandsaufenthalten_US
dc.subject.stwInternationale Wirtschaftsbeziehungenen_US
dc.subject.stwExporten_US
dc.subject.stwSchätzungen_US
dc.subject.stwFrankreichen_US
dc.subject.stwDeutschlanden_US
dc.subject.stwUSAen_US
dc.titleState visits and international tradeen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn503714232en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-

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