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There goes gravity : how eBay reduces trade costs (English)

Abstract

This paper compares the impact of distance, a standard proxy for trade costs, on eBay and offline international trade flows. It considers the same set of 62 countries and the same basket of goods for both types of transactions, and finds the effect of...  See More +

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  • Lendle, Andreas; Olarreaga, Marcelo; Schropp, Simon; Vezina, Pierre-Louis;
  • 2012/10/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper;
  • WPS6253
  • 1
  • 1
  • World
  • The World Region
  • 2012/10/01
  • Disclosed
  • There goes gravity : how eBay reduces trade costs
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