Kurmanalieva, Elvira and Vinokurov, Evgeny (2011): Holding together or falling apart:Results of gravity equation of the CIS trade.
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The main purpose of this paper is to assess intra-regional trade within the CIS by looking at the impact of numerous trade agreements in the region. Applying a gravity model on a set of 162 countries, we attempt to assess dynamics of intra-regional trade of various trade agreements between 1995 and 2008 in order to identify trade creation and trade diversion effects. We propose and empirically test three explanations of the CIS intra-regional trade: 1) home bias effect, 2) holding together effect and 3) holdup effect. Finally, we perform a simulation of potential trade and see to what extent twelve post-Soviet states and all their groupings would, ceteris paribus, have traded with each other.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Holding together or falling apart:Results of gravity equation of the CIS trade|
|English Title:||Holding Together or Falling Apart:Results of Gravity Equation of the CIS Trade|
|Keywords:||Soviet Union; CIS; EurAsEC; CES; Gravity equation; Trade potential; Panel data|
|Subjects:||F - International Economics > F1 - Trade > F15 - Economic Integration
F - International Economics > F1 - Trade > F13 - Trade Policy; International Trade Organizations
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C2 - Single Equation Models; Single Variables > C23 - Models with Panel Data; Longitudinal Data; Spatial Time Series
O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O5 - Economywide Country Studies > O54 - Latin America; Caribbean
O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O5 - Economywide Country Studies > O52 - Europe
|Depositing User:||Evgeny Vinokurov|
|Date Deposited:||04. Jul 2011 18:10|
|Last Modified:||13. Feb 2013 16:00|
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