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Theory and Practice of International Trade Linkage Models

  • Authors
  • Alexander Italianer

Part of the Advanced Studies in Theoretical and Applied Econometrics book series (ASTA, volume 9)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Alexander Italianer
    Pages 1-49
  3. Alexander Italianer
    Pages 50-84
  4. Alexander Italianer
    Pages 85-123
  5. Alexander Italianer
    Pages 217-239
  6. Alexander Italianer
    Pages 240-260
  7. Alexander Italianer
    Pages 261-308
  8. Alexander Italianer
    Pages 309-355
  9. Alexander Italianer
    Pages 356-364
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 365-395

About this book

Introduction

This book was mainly written while I stayed at the Catholic University of Louvain. Professor Anton P. Barten was the one who did not only give me a warm welcome in Louvain, but also supported my research with most valuable comments and constructive criticisms. In addition I benefitted from dis­ cussions with Erik Schokkaert, Denis de Crombrugghe and Jo Baras on various subjects, such as the small-sample correction of Chapter 9. The arduous task of transferring my neat handwriting into a readable typescript was excellently taken care of by Brs. E. Crabbe and notably Brs. F. Duij sens, even after working hours. Mrs. A. Molders prevented me of making serious abuse of the English language. My admiration for Carien, finally, is an exponential function of the patience and enthusiasm with which she sup­ ported my research. Chapter I is a general introduction to the subject of linkage models, and it contains few mathematical elaborations. Chapters 2 to 4 use more, but elementary, mathematics, and treat several aspects related to the deriva­ tion, interpretation and estimation of linkage models. Chapter 2 deals vii tll the theory of import allocation models, Chapter J treats the problem of defining and interpreting elasticities of substitution, while Chapter 4 is concerned with the econometric problems related to the estimation of mul­ tivariate models with linear restrictions, such as import allocation models.

Keywords

international trade

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-009-4472-5
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1986
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-010-8491-8
  • Online ISBN 978-94-009-4472-5
  • Series Print ISSN 1570-5811
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