Kikuchi, Toru and Iwasa, Kazumichi (2008): A Simple Model of Service Trade with Time Zone Differences.
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This note proposes a two-country monopolistic competition model of service trade that captures the role of time zone differences as a determinant of trade patterns. It is shown that the utilization of time zone differences induces drastic change in trade patterns: Due to taking advantage of time zone differences, service firms learve larger countries for smaller countries.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||A Simple Model of Service Trade with Time Zone Differences|
|Subjects:||F - International Economics > F1 - Trade > F12 - Models of Trade with Imperfect Competition and Scale Economies ; Fragmentation|
|Depositing User:||Toru Kikuchi|
|Date Deposited:||15. Jul 2008 05:38|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 18:07|
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