Foreign languages and trade: evidence from a natural experiment

Cultural factors and common languages are well-known determinants of trade. By contrast, the knowledge of foreign languages was not explored in the literature so far. We combine traditional gravity models with data on fluency in the main languages used in EU and candidate countries. We show that wid...

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Volume: 50
Main Author: Fidrmuc, Jan
Fidrmuc, Jarko
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: Berlin/Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 01.02.2016
PHYSICA-VERLAG GMBH & CO
Springer
published in: Empirical economics Vol. 50; no. 1; pp. 31 - 49
Editor: Egger, Peter H
Pfaffermayr, Michael
Baltagi, Badi H
ORCID: 0000-0003-2662-1991
Data of publication: 20160200
ISSN: 0377-7332
1435-8921
EISSN: 1435-8921
Discipline: Economics
Subjects:
F40
C23
F15
Z10
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: Springer Journals Complete - Open Access
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