• Economics
  • Published 2006

Dynamics of Malawi’s trade flows: a gravity model approach

@inproceedings{Simwaka2006DynamicsOM,
  title={Dynamics of Malawi’s trade flows: a gravity model approach},
  author={Kisu Simwaka},
  year={2006}
}
The paper attempts to examine Malawi’s trade with her major trading partners using an econometric gravity model. In the model, the bilateral trade is a linear function of economic size of the country, geographical distance, and exchange rate volatility, among other factors. Preliminary results show that the fixed effects model is favourable over the random effects gravity model. Specifically, Malawi’s bilateral trade is positively determined by the size of the economies (GDP of the importing… CONTINUE READING

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