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Trade and infrastructure: evidences from the Andean Community
(Escola de Pós-Graduação em Economia da FGV, 2005-03-08)
This paper presents evidence on the key role of infrastructure in the Andean Community trade patterns. Three distinct but related gravity models of bilateral trade are used. The first model aims at identifying the importance ...
The EU-Mercosul free trade agreement: Quantifying mutual gains
(Escola de Pós-Graduação em Economia da FGV, 2004-12-01)
We identify trade in goods opportunities in a EU-Mercosul free trade area. Gains for Mercosul are rather concentrated, being mostly associated to a few agricultural commodities nowadays facing high protection barriers. EU ...
Government actions to support coffee producers - an investigation of possible measures from the European Union
(Escola de Pós-Graduação em Economia da FGV, 2002-04-01)
We outline possible actions to be adopted by the European Union to ensure a better share of total coffee revenues to producers in developing countries. The way to this translates, ultimately, in producers receiving a fair ...
Endogenous protection in Mercosul: an empirical analysis
(Escola de Pós-Graduação em Economia da FGV, 2000-12-01)
This paper analyses the equilibrium structure of protection in Mercosul, developing empirical analyses based on the literature ensuing from the sequence of models set forth by Grossman and Helpman since 1994. Not only ...
Dynamic Effects of MERCOSUR: an assessment for Argentina
(Escola de Pós-Graduação em Economia da FGV, 2000-06-01)
We evaluate the potential dynamic effects of MERCOSUR on the Argentinean economy. Two approaches, already used with other regional integration agreements, are applied for measuring, respectively, medium and long-term ...