Estimating the effects of the container revolution on world trade

@inproceedings{ElSahli2013EstimatingTE,
  title={Estimating the effects of the container revolution on world trade},
  author={Zouheir El-Sahli},
  year={2013}
}
  • Zouheir El-Sahli
  • Published 2013
The introduction of containerization triggered complementary technological and organizational changes that revolutionized global freight transport. Despite numerous claims about the importance of containerization in stimulating international trade, econometric estimates on the effects of containerization on trade appear to be missing. Our paper fills this gap in the literature. Our key idea is to exploit time and cross-sectional variation in countries‟ adoption of port or railway container… CONTINUE READING