Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

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  • White Papers // May 2011

    Expected Fiscal Policy And Interest Rates In Open Economy

    This paper reconsiders the long term effect of fiscal policy on interest rates using a real-time dataset of macroeconomic and fiscal variables in a panel of 17 OECD countries over the period 1989-2009. The authors show that, after controlling for cross sectional dependence using a Factor Augmented Panel, interest rates...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Export Performance Of China's Domestic Firms: The Role Of Foreign Export Spillov

    The authors investigate how the creation of new export linkages (extensive margin of trade) by domestic firms in China is influenced by their proximity to multinational exporters. Using panel data from Chinese customs for 1997-2007, they show that there is evidence that domestic firms' capacity to start exporting new varieties...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    The Great Retrenchment: International Capital Flows During The Global Financial Crisis

    The current crisis saw an unprecedented collapse in international capital flows after years of rising financial globalization. The authors identify the stylized facts and main drivers of this development. The retrenchment in international capital flows is a highly heterogeneous phenomenon: first across time, being especially dramatic in the wake of...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Chinese Networks And Tariff Evasion

    In this paper the authors combine the tariff evasion analysis of Fisman and Wei (2004) with Rauch and Trindade's (2002) study of Chinese trade networks. Chinese networks are known to act as trade catalysts by enforcing contracts and providing market information. As tariff evasion occurs outside the law, market information...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    A Bayesian Spatial Probit Estimation Of Free Trade Agreement Contagion

    This paper analyzes the spatial interdependence of Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) in a cross-section framework using the Contagion Index proposed by Baldwin and Jaimovich (2010). A Bayesian heteroskedastic probit model is estimated, where a spatial lag is built based on the Contagion Index, finding evidence of interdependence related with a...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    NAFTA And The Diversification Of Mexico's Exports Empirical Investigation On The Predictions Of The Heterogeneous Firms Trade Models

    Using NAFTA's effect on Mexico's exports as a natural experiment, this paper conducts an empirical analysis on the explanatory power of the two strands of heterogeneous firms trade models: the Heterogeneous Firms Trade (HFT) model and the Quality Heterogeneous Firms Trade (QHFT) model. The paper first discusses the common prediction...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    A Bayesian Spatial Probit Estimation Of Free Trade Agreement Contagion

    This paper analyzes the spatial interdependence of Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) in a cross-section framework using the Contagion Index proposed by Baldwin and Jaimovich (2010). A Bayesian heteroskedastic probit model is estimated, where a spatial lag is built based on the Contagion Index, finding evidence of interdependence related with a...

    Provided By Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Chinese Networks And Tariff Evasion

    In this paper the authors combine the tariff evasion analysis of Fisman and Wei (2004) with Rauch and Trindade's (2002) study of Chinese trade networks. Chinese networks are known to act as trade catalysts by enforcing contracts and providing market information. As tariff evasion occurs outside the law, market information...

    Provided By Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Export Performance Of China's Domestic Firms: The Role Of Foreign Export Spillov

    The authors investigate how the creation of new export linkages (extensive margin of trade) by domestic firms in China is influenced by their proximity to multinational exporters. Using panel data from Chinese customs for 1997-2007, they show that there is evidence that domestic firms' capacity to start exporting new varieties...

    Provided By Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    The Great Retrenchment: International Capital Flows During The Global Financial Crisis

    The current crisis saw an unprecedented collapse in international capital flows after years of rising financial globalization. The authors identify the stylized facts and main drivers of this development. The retrenchment in international capital flows is a highly heterogeneous phenomenon: first across time, being especially dramatic in the wake of...

    Provided By Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    NAFTA And The Diversification Of Mexico's Exports Empirical Investigation On The Predictions Of The Heterogeneous Firms Trade Models

    Using NAFTA's effect on Mexico's exports as a natural experiment, this paper conducts an empirical analysis on the explanatory power of the two strands of heterogeneous firms trade models: the Heterogeneous Firms Trade (HFT) model and the Quality Heterogeneous Firms Trade (QHFT) model. The paper first discusses the common prediction...

    Provided By Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

  • White Papers // May 2011

    Expected Fiscal Policy And Interest Rates In Open Economy

    This paper reconsiders the long term effect of fiscal policy on interest rates using a real-time dataset of macroeconomic and fiscal variables in a panel of 17 OECD countries over the period 1989-2009. The authors show that, after controlling for cross sectional dependence using a Factor Augmented Panel, interest rates...

    Provided By Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies