Language and foreign trade

While language plays an important role in gravity models, there has been little attention to the channels through which a common language promotes bilateral trade. This work proposes separate series for a common language depending upon whether ease of communication facilitates trade through translat...

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Volume: 52
Main Author: Melitz, Jacques
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Trade
Academic
Place of publication: Elsevier B.V 2008
Elsevier
Elsevier Science Publishers
published in: European economic review Vol. 52; no. 4; pp. 667 - 699
Data of publication: 2008
ISSN: 0014-2921
1873-572X
EISSN: 1873-572X
Discipline: Economics
Series: European Economic Review
Subjects:
F40
F10
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: RePEc IDEAS
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