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Import-reducing effect of trade barriers a cross-country investigation by Jing Wang

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Published by International Monetary Fund, Policy Development and Review Department in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Imports -- Econometric models.,
  • Tariff -- Econometric models.,
  • Nontariff trade barriers -- Econometric models.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementQing Wang.
GenreEconometric models.
SeriesIMF working paper -- WP/01/216
ContributionsInternational Monetary Fund. Policy Development and Review Dept.
The Physical Object
Pagination53 p. ;
Number of Pages53
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19297074M

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