Interregional trade models

Geoffrey J.D. Hewings, Jan Oosterhaven

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Abstract

Interregional trade has been relatively neglected by most trade analysts. A dearth of data has limited formal explorations of interregional trade but the magnitudes of the volumes revealed suggest that greater attention should be directed to this form of connectivity between economies. This chapter begins with a review of the theory and practice of international trade theory and its link to some of the ideas that form the basis of the New Economic Geography. Some alternative approaches to the measurement of trade are examined, especially the role of intra-industry as opposed to interindustry trade, vertical specialization, trade overlap, and spatial production cycles. Thereafter, attention is addressed to the interregional impacts of international trade.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHandbook of Regional Science
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
Pages903-925
Number of pages23
ISBN (Electronic)9783642234309
ISBN (Print)9783642234293
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Economics, Econometrics and Finance(all)
  • Business, Management and Accounting(all)

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    Hewings, G. J. D., & Oosterhaven, J. (2014). Interregional trade models. In Handbook of Regional Science (pp. 903-925). Springer Berlin Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-23430-9_44