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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

Abstract: 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)
Date: 2011
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