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The Structure of Foreign Trade

Elhanan Helpman

NBER Working Paper No. 6752
Issued in October 1998
NBER Program(s):International Trade and Investment

During the last two decades, new research has greatly advanced our understanding of the structure of world trade. This article reviews the empirical literature that grew out of this effort, emphasizing the ways in which it relied on theoretical developments.

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Document Object Identifier (DOI): 10.3386/w6752

Published: Helpman, Elhanan. "The Structure Of Foreign Trade," Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1999, v13(2,Spring), 121-144. citation courtesy of

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