Scorbureanu, Alexandrina Ioana (2007): The competitive advantage in The Middle East. An empirical approach.
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This paper explores the determinants of bilateral trade flows among Jordan, Israel and the Palestinian territories during the last 15 years. A gravity model is applied to international trade flows and empirically tested in order to investigate the relationship between the volume and direction of international trade in order to identify competitive advantage areas. Furthermore, the standard gravity model is augmented with additional variables to test whether they are relevant in explaining trade. These variables are infrastructure endowments and per capita incomes. Finally, we analyse to what extent potentials for trade between these two economic areas are important.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||The competitive advantage in The Middle East. An empirical approach|
|English Title:||The competitive advantage in The Middle East. An empirical approach|
|Keywords:||gravity models, estimation, trade, Middle Asia|
|Subjects:||C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C1 - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General > C13 - Estimation: General
F - International Economics > F1 - Trade > F14 - Empirical Studies of Trade
L - Industrial Organization > L9 - Industry Studies: Transportation and Utilities > L91 - Transportation: General
|Depositing User:||Alexandrina Ioana Scorbureanu|
|Date Deposited:||20. Oct 2009 08:37|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 20:45|
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