Murad, S. M. Woahid (2012): Bilateral Export and Import Demand Functions of Bangladesh: A Cointegration Approach. Published in: Bangladesh Development Studies , Vol. Vol. X, No. March 2012, No. 1 (March 2012): pp. 43-60.
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The past attempts to investigate whether the Marshall-Lerner condition is fulfilled by using aggregate data in Bangladesh suffer from aggregation bias. This paper estimates trade elasticities using bilateral data between Bangladesh and its major trading partners. The results, using data covering 1973-2009, confirm long run relationships of volumes of export and import with real exchange rate and real income. The study unveils that the Marshall-Lerner condition holds only in case of the United States. As such, the depreciation of real exchange rate may not be effective in improving the trade balance of Bangladesh in the long run.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Bilateral Export and Import Demand Functions of Bangladesh: A Cointegration Approach|
|Keywords:||Bilateral Marshall-Lerner condition; Cointegration; Exchange Rate; Bangladesh|
|Subjects:||F - International Economics > F1 - Trade > F15 - Economic Integration
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C5 - Econometric Modeling > C51 - Model Construction and Estimation
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C3 - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables > C32 - Time-Series Models; Dynamic Quantile Regressions; Dynamic Treatment Effect Models
F - International Economics > F1 - Trade > F13 - Trade Policy; International Trade Organizations
F - International Economics > F3 - International Finance > F31 - Foreign Exchange
|Depositing User:||S. M. Woahid Murad|
|Date Deposited:||30. Jul 2012 09:31|
|Last Modified:||21. Feb 2013 00:36|
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