The Impact of Infrastructure on Trade and Economic Growth in Selected Economies in Asia
33 Pages Posted: 30 Dec 2015
Date Written: December 30, 2015
Infrastructure plays a key role in facilitating trade, especially since recent trade liberalization in Asia has resulted in significant tariff reductions. This study quantifies the impacts of both hard and soft infrastructure on trade volume for exporters and importers in the region as well as on various economic growth indicators.
Keywords: infrastructure, trade facilitation, hard infrastructure, soft infrastructure
JEL Classification: O18, O53, R53
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