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|Title:||Geographic and income anatomy of international exports|
|Author(s):||Edward Nissan, (University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, USA), Farhang Niroomand, (University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, USA)|
|Citation:||Edward Nissan, Farhang Niroomand, (2009) "Geographic and income anatomy of international exports", Journal of Economic Studies, Vol. 36 Iss: 1, pp.5 - 16|
|Keywords:||Exports, International trade|
|Article type:||Research paper|
|DOI:||10.1108/01443580910923777 (Permanent URL)|
|Publisher:||Emerald Group Publishing Limited|
|Acknowledgements:||JEL classification – F12, F14, F43 The authors gratefully acknowledge and thank the reviewers for helpful comments and suggestions.|
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to investigate the levels of extensive (wider set of goods) and intensive (larger quantities of each good) margins for 126 countries grouped by income and development hierarchies.
Design/methodology/approach – Analysis of variance and the coefficient of variation were used to find similarities and differences between and within the groups of countries.
Findings – Results show that the extensive margin accounts for a large share of exports of rich countries.
Originality/value – This paper highlights export margins (extensive and intensive) for groups of countries.
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