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Title: Implicit trade costs and European Single Market enlargement
Authors: Edwards, T. Huw
Keywords: Protection
General equilibrium
European Union
Issue Date: May-2005
Abstract: A major current issue in the economics trade blocs is where the bloc is not just a customs union, but also incorporates substantial regulatory harmonisation or mutual recognition elements. The derivation of the costs of non-membership of such a bloc is not straightforward. In this paper, I build on the assumption that observed trade patterns can be taken to revewl trading costs, and develop a model-consistent Dixit-Stiglitz general equilibrium-based calibration technique as an alternative to gravity methods previously used....
Description: Economics Research Paper, no. 05-04
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/316
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