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dc.contributor.authorAllen, Jamesen_NZ
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dc.date.copyright2005-10en_NZ
dc.identifier.citationAllen, J. (2005, October). A sure thing a seemingly unrelated test of international trade models for New Zealand (Dissertation, Bachelor of Commerce with Honours). Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/10523/1203en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10523/1203
dc.description.abstractThis dissertation empirically tests the extent to which three alternative trade theories explain the pattern of New Zealand's international trade. This is accomplished by nesting a gravity equation, the Heckscher-Ohlin model and Linder's overlapping demands hypothesis in an econometric model. The model is estimated separately for imports and exports over a system of 12 commodity groupings. Due to the similarity between the regressions over the 12 commodities, Zellner's (1962) Seemingly Unrelated Regression Equations (SURE) estimation method is employed. The results indicate that, the gravity model has the most explanatory power and shows only weak support for the Heckscher-Ohlin theorem and the overlapping demands hypothesis.en_NZ
dc.subjectalternative trade theoriesen_NZ
dc.subjectNew Zealand's international tradeen_NZ
dc.subjectgravity equationen_NZ
dc.subjectHeckscher-Ohlin modeen_NZ
dc.subjectLinder's overlapping demands hypothesisen_NZ
dc.subjectSeemingly Unrelated Regression Equationsen_NZ
dc.subject.lcshHF Commerceen_NZ
dc.subject.lcshHF5601 Accountingen_NZ
dc.subject.lcshH Social Sciences (General)en_NZ
dc.subject.lcshHB Economic Theoryen_NZ
dc.titleA sure thing a seemingly unrelated test of international trade models for New Zealanden_NZ
dc.typeDissertationen_NZ
dc.description.versionUnpublisheden_NZ
otago.bitstream.pages74en_NZ
otago.date.accession2006-10-06en_NZ
otago.schoolEconomicsen_NZ
thesis.degree.disciplineEconomicsen_NZ
thesis.degree.nameBachelor of Commerce with Honours
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Otagoen_NZ
thesis.degree.levelHonours Dissertationsen_NZ
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otago.school.eprintsEconomicsen_NZ
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