Market positioning of varieties in world trade : Is Latin America losing out on Asia ?

  • Rodrigo Paillacar, Soledad Zignago
  • Published 2009


There is increasing empirical evidence that trade specialisation and competition takes place in varieties rather than in products or industries. This paper examines recent changes in the export specialisation of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) and their Asian competitors by looking at their vertical specialisation through prices. Three price (or… (More)


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