EconPapers    
Economics at your fingertips  
 

Domestic and international border effects

Kazunobu Hayakawa ()

No 565, IDE Discussion Papers from Institute of Developing Economies, Japan External Trade Organization(JETRO)

Abstract: Previous studies in the border-effect literature surprisingly found that domestic border effects are larger than international border effects (e.g., in the United States or Brazil). One interpretation of this result is that these estimates include the effects of producer agglomeration. Therefore, in this study, we estimate those border effects exclusively for transactions for final consumption, in which such agglomeration forces will be weak, in China and Japan. As a result, we found larger international border effects and could not find a significant role for producer agglomeration in the estimates of border effects. We also found that China's accession to the World Trade Organization reduces border effects in trading between China and Japan but does not decrease domestic border effects.

Keywords: East Asia; China; Japan; International trade; Econometric model; Gravity; Border effects (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: F15 F53 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
New Economics Papers: this item is included in nep-geo and nep-int
Date: 2016-03-01
References: View references in EconPapers View complete reference list from CitEc
Citations: Track citations by RSS feed

Published in IDE Discussion Paper = IDE Discussion Paper, No. 565. 2016-03-01

Downloads: (external link)
https://ir.ide.go.jp/?action=repository_action_com ... bute_id=22&file_no=1 First version, 2016 (application/pdf)

Related works:
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.

Export reference: BibTeX RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan) HTML/Text

Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:jet:dpaper:dpaper565

Ordering information: This working paper can be ordered from
Publication Office, IDE 3-2-2 Wakaba, Mihama-ku, Chiba-shi, Chiba 261-8545 JAPAN
http://www.ide.go.jp/English/Publish/Order

Access Statistics for this paper

More papers in IDE Discussion Papers from Institute of Developing Economies, Japan External Trade Organization(JETRO) Contact information at EDIRC.
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Sho Enomoto ().

 
Page updated 2019-12-12
Handle: RePEc:jet:dpaper:dpaper565