Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Suprabha Baniya
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 09 March 2017
Keywords: Comparative advantage, Trade, Transportation Infrastructure, Time Sensitivity, Input-Output Linkages, Global Value Chains, Intermediate Inputs, Trade Costs, Logistics, General
This paper investigates the effect of timeliness in accessing the intermediate inputs on the trade pattern. In particular, any country that has a higher ability to transport goods on time has a comparative advantag...