Africa’ s Comparative advantage In Travel Service Exports

@article{duToit2009AfricaSC,
  title={Africa’ s Comparative advantage In Travel Service Exports},
  author={Leon du Toit and Johan Fourie},
  journal={Studies in Economics and Econometrics},
  year={2009},
  volume={36},
  pages={1 - 22}
}
Abstract While trade in African merchandise has lagged behind that of other developing countries, services exports – notably travel and tourism – have shown remarkable growth over the past decade. This paper calculates revealed comparative advantage for 147 countries using a new measure of the Balassa index. The results indicate that 29 of the 50 African countries in the dataset reveal a comparative advantage in travel service exports. The source of this comparative advantage lies in the… 
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