The Role of NAFTA and Returns to Scale in Export Duration

Title: The Role of NAFTA and Returns to Scale in Export Duration
Format: Journal Article
Publication Date: June 2013
Published In: Economic Systems
Description:

While exports within NAFTA face a lower hazard of ceasing, its onset has increased the hazard for Mexican and U.S. intra NAFTA exports. Intra NAFTA exports still enjoy a lower hazard relative to exports to non–members. While NAFTA did affect the hazard for Canada’s exports in the short run, its effect on Mexican and U.S. exports is persistent. Exports of IRS manufacturing products face the highest hazard in the case of Canada and Mexico, while IRS natural resource products have the highest hazard for Mexico. The effect of NAFTA on the returns to scale product types is exporter specific.

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Citation:

Besedes, Tibor.  "The Role of NAFTA and Returns to Scale in Export Duration."  CESifo Economic Studies 59 vol. 2 (2013):  306-336.

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  • International Trade
  • International Trade Policy
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