The gravity model specification for modeling international trade flows and free trade agreement effects: a 10-year review of empirical studies

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Kepaptsoglou, Konstantinos; Karlaftis, Matthew G.; Tsamboulas, Dimitrios;
(2010)
  • Publisher: Sharjah: Bentham Open
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.2174/1874919401003010001
  • Subject: gravity model | review | trade flows | free trade agreements | models | econometric methods
    • ddc: ddc:330

The gravity model has been extensively used in international trade research for the last 40 years because of its considerable empirical robustness and explanatory power. Since their introduction in the 1960's, gravity models have been used for assessing trade policy imp... View more
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