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Technology Differences in Empirical Studies of International Trade

Erich Gundlach () and Albert de Vaal

DEGIT Conference Papers from DEGIT, Dynamics, Economic Growth, and International Trade

Abstract: We show that the specification of technology differences in recent empirical studies of trade is not supported by basic growth theory and may lead to biased estimates of the pattern of specialization and trade.

Keywords: Technology differences; factor endowments; specialization bias (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: F11 O41 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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Date: 2011-09
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