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Estimating export equations

Rao, Bhaskara B. and Singh, Rup (2007) Estimating export equations. Applied Economics Letters, 14 (11). pp. 799-802. ISSN 1350-4851

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Abstract

Accurate estimates of the price and income elasticities of exports are valuable for growth policies based on trade promotion. However, not sufficient attention seems to have been paid to the specification of the relative price variable in some influential empirical works. This article estimates the export equation for Fiji, to show that inappropriate specification of the relative price variable may give underestimates of the price elasticity and overestimates of the income elasticity.

Item Type: Journal Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
Divisions: Faculty of Business and Economics (FBE) > School of Economics
Depositing User: Ms Mereoni Camailakeba
Date Deposited: 20 Jan 2007 11:46
Last Modified: 17 Jul 2012 20:25
URI: http://repository.usp.ac.fj/id/eprint/69
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