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dc.contributor.authorMoelders, Florianen_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-07-15T14:21:32Z-
dc.date.available2011-07-15T14:21:32Z-
dc.date.issued2011en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/48335-
dc.description.abstractInternational trade ows reveal strong persistence over time. This paper is concerned with the role of trade agreements in this persistent environment. The data reveal a high level of heterogeneity of the trade- creating effect along the trade volume and per-capita income distributions. If controlled for persistence in bilateral trade ows, I find that higher per- capita incomes are associated with smaller increases in bilateral trade ows if an agreement is present, compared to lower-income countries. This gives rise to a re-assessment of trade agreements and hence of economic policy. While they are a powerful tool for trading partners at the lower end of the per-capita income distribution, they are less so at the upper end.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aZBW - Deutsche Zentralbibliothek für Wirtschaftswissenschaften, Leibniz-Informationszentrum Wirtschaft |cKiel und Hamburgen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aProceedings of the German Development Economics Conference, Berlin 2011 |x58en_US
dc.subject.jelF10en_US
dc.subject.jelF13en_US
dc.subject.jelF15en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordTrade agreementsen_US
dc.subject.keywordGravity modelen_US
dc.subject.keywordTrade persistenceen_US
dc.titleTrade Persistence and the Limits of Trade Agreementsen_US
dc.typeConference Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn665442793-
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US
dc.identifier.repecRePEc:zbw:gdec11:58-

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