Border effects without borders: What divides Japan's internal trade?

Research, Preprint OPEN
Wrona, Jens;
  • Publisher: Munich: Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute (CESifo)
  • Subject: intra-national Trade | Japan | F12 | F14 | F15 | Border Effects,Gravity Equation,Intra-national Trade,Japan | border effects | gravity equation
    • jel: jel:F12 | jel:F15 | jel:F14
      ddc: ddc:330

Over the last 20 years the trade literature repeatedly documented the trade-reducing effects of inter- and intra-national borders. Thereby, the puzzling size and persistence of observed border effects from the beginning raised doubts on the role of underlying political ... View more
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