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Impact of Intra-European Trade Agreements, 1990-2005 :, Policy Implications for the Western Balkans and Ukraine, Zhaogang Qiao, Johannes Herderschee

The paper provides quantitative estimates of the impact of the European trade agreements on trade flows. It applies both static and dynamic panel estimation techniques. The results are useful to policymakers because new intra-European trade agreements are being negotiated. In the absence of a further expansion of the European Union, estimates of alternative policies may help to clarify the policy debate. The paper also illustrates that the performance of individual countries under the trade agreements can be explained in terms of their macroeconomic environment. The conclusions are likely to be relevant to the western Balkan countries and Ukraine
Table Of Contents
Contents; I. Introduction; II. Intra-European Trade Development and Policies; Figures; 1. Share of 10 Central and Eastern European New Member States in External Trade of EU-15, 1990-2005; 2. Selected Countries: Simple Average Tariff, 1997-2003 and 2005; Tables; 1. EU Import Duties Applied Under Selected Preference Regime Categories, 1999; III. Econometric Specification and Results; A. Static Model and Results; 2. Robustness: A Comparison of Static and Dynamic Models; B. Robustness and Dynamic Model; C. Estimates of the Impact of the Trade Agreements over Time
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