Measuring Chinese domestic and international integration

  title={Measuring Chinese domestic and international integration},
  author={Sandra Poncet},
In this paper, we rely on a new set of provincial trade flow to analyze and compare the magnitude and evolution of Chinese provinces’ engagement in domestic and international trade by computing all-inclusive indicators of trade barriers. We find that Chinese provinces’ greater involvement in international trade went hand in hand with a decrease in domestic trade flow intensity between 1987 and 1997. Even if Chinese provinces still rely more on goods from the rest of China than on international… CONTINUE READING
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