Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Andreas Billmeier , and Tommaso Nannicini
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 July 2007
Keywords: trade openness, growth, matching estimators, synthetic control, gdp per capita, real gdp, trade liberalization,
Studies of the impact of trade openness on growth are based either on cross-country analysis-which lacks transparency-or case studies-which lack statistical rigor. We apply transparent econometric methods drawn fro...