Identifying the determinants of South Africa’s extensive and intensive trade margins: A gravity model approach

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Marianne Matthee; Maria Santana-Gallego;
(2017)
  • Publisher: AOSIS
  • Journal: South African Journal of Economic and Management Sciences (issn: 1015-8812, eissn: 2222-3436)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4102/sajems.v20i1.1554
  • Subject: Management. Industrial management | extensive margin | intensive margin | HD28-70 | HF5001-6182 | Business | trade margins | gravity model | HB71-74 | Economics as a science | South Africa

Background: The significance of the paper is twofold. Firstly, it adds to the small but growing body of literature focusing on the decomposition of South Africa’s export growth. Secondly, it identifies the determinants of the intensive and extensive margins of South Afr... View more
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