Falling Walls and Lifting Curtains: Analysis of Border Effects in Transition Countries

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dc.contributor.author Kandogan, Yener en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2007-10-25T20:08:09Z
dc.date.available 2007-10-25T20:08:09Z
dc.date.issued 2006-03-01 en_US
dc.identifier.other RePEc:wdi:papers:2006-821 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2027.42/57201 en_US
dc.description.abstract Since McCallum’s (1995) finding of surprisingly high border effect on trade between US and Canada, there have been a number of studies on other parts of the world, and improvements made to the gravity model to accurately measure this effect. This paper suggests some other modifications to the model, and applies it to a region of the world that presents a distinctly interesting case. Changes in border effects of formerly socialist countries in Central and East Europe, and countries in the former Soviet Union are analyzed during 1976-2002 at country and sectoral levels, and also with respect to blocs of countries. A discussion on cross-country variations in border effects follows the computations. en_US
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dc.relation.ispartofseries 821 en_US
dc.subject Gravity Models, Integration, Disintegration en_US
dc.subject.other F14, F15, P20, P33 en_US
dc.title Falling Walls and Lifting Curtains: Analysis of Border Effects in Transition Countries en_US
dc.type Working Paper en_US
dc.subject.hlbsecondlevel Economics en_US
dc.subject.hlbtoplevel Business en_US
dc.contributor.affiliationum William Davidson Institute en_US
dc.description.bitstreamurl http://deepblue.lib.umich.edu/bitstream/2027.42/57201/1/wp821 .pdf en_US
dc.owningcollname William Davidson Institute (WDI) - Working Papers
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