Greasing the Wheels of Trade

Research, Preprint OPEN
Hendrik P. van Dalen ; Aico P. van Vuuren (2003)
  • Publisher: Tinbergen Institute Amsterdam and Rotterdam
  • Subject: transaction costs | D23 | L81 | Niederlande | F14 | Handelsberufe | J4 | Transaktionskosten | trade | geography | transaction costs; trade; geography | R1
    • jel: jel:D23 | jel:L81 | jel:R1 | jel:J4 | jel:F14
      ddc: ddc:330

This discussion paper resulted in a publication in 'De Economist' , 2005, 153(2), 139-165. How much does a nation spend on resources to 'grease the wheels of trade'? To examine this question the Dutch economy is used as an exemplary case as the Netherlands are known as ... View more
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