Title

What Accounts for the Growth of Trade In Differentiated Goods: Economic Causes or Technological Imperatives?

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

5-1-2006

Department

Management and International Business

Abstract

This paper finds that income growth and technological factors are the major contributors to the growth of trade in differentiated goods. In contrast, tariff reduction seems to have little impact in the past two decades. (c) 2005 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

Publication Title

Economics Letters

Volume

91

Issue

2

First Page

204

Last Page

209