Essays about: "Gravity Model"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 252 essays containing the words Gravity Model.

  1. 1. Integrating the African market without trade facilitation - Tariffying?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Philip Berlin Jarhamn; Kevin Svensson; [2020]
    Keywords : Ad valorem equivalent; AfCFTA; Intra-African trade; Trade Facilitation; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : A new trade agreement, the African Continental Free Trade Area, was signed in 2018 and will unite the African nations into one trade union. The agreement seeks to integrate the African markets in several ways, with two objectives being to reduce tariffs with 90 percent and improve the level of trade facilitation within the continent. READ MORE

  2. 2. A CURRENCY UNION’S EFFECT ON INTERNATIONAL TRADE - EMU membership effect on international trade for Slovenia, Cyprus, Malta and Slovakia

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : John Elveljung; Stina Oad; [2019-02-15]
    Keywords : Common currency areas; Currency union; Optimal Currency Area; EMU; EU; Export; Gravity Model; International rate;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates if there is an increase in international trade from joining a currency union. This is done by looking at the European Monetary Union with a focus on four countries that became members in 2007-2009: Slovenia, Cyprus, Malta and Slovakia. READ MORE

  3. 3. Are the differences in the stringency of domestic environmental regulations affecting the bilateral trade of OECD countries?

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Lishu Zhang; [2019]
    Keywords : Bilateral trade; Environmental regulation; Energy intensity; Gravity model; Panel data;

    Abstract : The question of whether the stringency of domestic environmental regulations indeed interferes with trade is of growing interest for better policymaking. This paper re-examines the relationship between the stringency of environmental regulations and bilateral trade using a panel dataset consisting of 34 OECD countries over 7 years. READ MORE

  4. 4. Control and balancing of a small vehicle with two wheels for autonomous driving

    University essay from KTH/Fordonsdynamik; KTH/Fordonsdynamik

    Author : Saro Batmanian; Pasam Naga; [2019]
    Keywords : Inverted pendulum; PID controller; Pole placement method; LQR; Hoverboard; Segways; Prototype; Arduino board; Gyroscope; Accelerometer; BLDC motor controllers; EPOS motor controllers; Embedded systems and control and bluetooth remote.;

    Abstract : Control and balancing of an inverted pendulum has gained a lot of attention over the past few decades due to its unstable properties. This has become a great challenge for control engineers to verify and test the control theory. READ MORE

  5. 5. The effect of Mercosur on trade : How have Mercosur effected trade between member countries?

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Institutionen för samhällsvetenskaper; Södertörns högskola/Institutionen för samhällsvetenskaper

    Author : Besrat Habtu; Intisar Ahmed; [2019]
    Keywords : International trade theory; Mercosur; free trade agreement; Gravity model; Linder effect; export and import; trade flows;

    Abstract : This thesis examines whether there is an effect of the Mercosur free trade agreement on export and import between member countries. The study uses an extended gravity model framework on a panel data between the years 1975 to 2017 for 34 countries, including the member countries. Two different regressions were run using OLS and country fixed effect. READ MORE