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Volume 13, Issue 2


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Effects of the Endogenous Scope of Preferentialism on International Goods Trade

Peter Egger / Georg Wamser
Published Online: 2013-07-06 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/bejeap-2012-0067


Previous empirical research has assumed that goods trade responds to goods trade preferentialism only, while other forms of preferentialism — such as services trade or investment preferentialism — are irrelevant for goods trade. This article provides novel evidence for the gains from a broader scope of preferentialism (in terms of the number of dimensions covered: goods, services, and investment) at the intensive and extensive country margins of bilateral goods trade.

Keywords: preferentialism; international trade; multiple treatments; endogenous treatments; ordered probit

JEL Codes: F14; F15; C21; C22


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Published Online: 2013-07-06

Citation Information: The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, Volume 13, Issue 2, Pages 709–731, ISSN (Online) 1935-1682, ISSN (Print) 2194-6108, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/bejeap-2012-0067.

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