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Permanent URL to this publication: http://dx.doi.org/10.5167/uzh-51795

Peter, Egger; Larch, Mario; Staub, Kevin E; Winkelmann, Rainer (2010). The Trade Effects of Endogenous Preferential Trade Agreements. Working paper series / Socioeconomic Institute No. 1013, University of Zurich.

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Recent work by Anderson and van Wincoop (2003) establishes an empirical modeling strategy which takes full account of the structural, non-(log-)linear impact of trade barriers on trade in new trade theory models. Structural new trade theory models have never been used to evaluate and quantify the role of endogenous preferential trade agreement (PTA) membership for trade in a way which is consistent with general equilibrium. Apart from this gap, the present paper aims at delivering an empirical model which takes into account both that preferential trade agreement membership is endogenous and that the world matrix of bilateral trade flows contains numerous zero entries. These features are treated in an encompassing way by means of (possibly two-part) Poisson pseudo-maximum likelihood estimation with endogenous binary indicator variables in the empirical model.

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Item Type:Working Paper
Communities & Collections:03 Faculty of Economics > Department of Economics
Working Paper Series > Socioeconomic Institute (former)
DDC:330 Economics
JEL Classification:F14, F15
Language:English
Date:November 2010
Deposited On:29 Nov 2011 13:52
Last Modified:09 Jul 2012 05:00
Series Name:Working paper series / Socioeconomic Institute
Official URL:http://www.econ.uzh.ch/wp.html

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