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Replication data for: Do Free Trade Agreements Affect Tariffs of Nonmember Countries? A Theoretical and Empirical Investigation

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1
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Saggi, Kamal
  • Stoyanov, Andrey
  • Yildiz, Halis Murat
Publication Date
2018-07-01
Description
  • Abstract

    We investigate the effects of free trade agreements (FTAs) on tariffs of non-member countries. In our multi-country model, the formation of an FTA leads members to reduce their exports to the rest of the world. Such external trade diversion weakens the ability of non-members to manipulate their terms of trade vis-a-vis FTA members, a mechanism that induces them to lower their tariffs on FTA members. We empirically confirm this insight using industry-level trade data for 192 importing and 253 exporting countries, along with information on all FTAs formed in the world during 1989-2011.
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Relations
  • Is supplement to
    DOI: 10.1257/app.20150360 (Text)
Publications
  • Saggi, Kamal, Andrey Stoyanov, and Halis Murat Yildiz. “Do Free Trade Agreements Affect Tariffs of Nonmember Countries? A Theoretical and Empirical Investigation.” American Economic Journal: Applied Economics 10, no. 3 (July 2018): 128–70. https://doi.org/10.1257/app.20150360.
    • ID: 10.1257/app.20150360 (DOI)

Update Metadata: 2020-05-18 | Issue Number: 2 | Registration Date: 2019-10-12

Saggi, Kamal; Stoyanov, Andrey; Yildiz, Halis Murat (2018): Replication data for: Do Free Trade Agreements Affect Tariffs of Nonmember Countries? A Theoretical and Empirical Investigation. Version: 1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/E113654V1