A gravity criterium for discriminating traditional protection measures
Marcela Sabate (),
Carmen Fillat-Castejon () and
Ana Belén Gracia
Economics Letters, 2011, vol. 111, issue 1, 50-53
The case of Spain in the first globalization illustrates how the gravity equation, as a tool from which to derive a comprehensive measure of trade costs, can be used to test the soundness of alternative direct measures of specific costs.
Keywords: Gravity; equation; Tariff; equivalent; Protectionism (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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