The Gravity Model of Russia’s International Trade: The Case of a Large Country with a Long Border
27 Pages Posted: 22 Feb 2014
Date Written: February 21, 2014
The paper contains the results of theoretical development and empirical verification of spatial gravity model of Russian trade. The authors conclude that the spatial variables and especially the location of the state border checkpoints have a significant effect on the volume and routes of Russian imports.
Keywords: international trade, gravity model, border checkpoints
JEL Classification: F1, F2
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation