Why do OECD-Countries trade more?
Henri de Groot (),
Gert-Jan Linders () and
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Gert-Jan Linders: Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
No 03-092/3, Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers from Tinbergen Institute
Ineffective institutions increase transaction costs and reduce trade. This paper shows that differences in the effectiveness of institutions offer an explanation for the tendency of OECD countries to trade disproportionately with each other, and with non-OECD countries.
Keywords: bilateral trade; gravity model; institutions; OECD (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: F14 F15 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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