On the Effect of the Internet on International Trade

@inproceedings{Freund2000OnTE,
  title={On the Effect of the Internet on International Trade},
  author={Caroline L. Freund and Diana Weinhold},
  year={2000}
}
The Internet stimulates trade. Using a gravity equation of trade among 56 countries, we find no evidence of an effect of the Internet on total trade flows in 1995 and only weak evidence of an effect in 1996. However, we find an increasing and significant impact from 1997 to 1999. Specifically, our results imply that a 10 percent increase in the relative number of web hosts in one country would have led to about 1 percent greater trade in 1998 and 1999. Surprisingly, we find that the effect of… CONTINUE READING

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