The internal impact of a customs union; Baden and the Zollverein

  • Florian Ploeckl
  • Published 2016

Abstract

Tariffs can affect the growth of states. But how do they affect regional growth within states? Using Baden's 1836 entry into the Zollverein, the customs union of German states, I investigate the internal impact of a change in tariffs. With a new data set of regional employment data I demonstrate that the Zollverein had a substantial positive effect. Two… (More)

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@inproceedings{Ploeckl2016TheII, title={The internal impact of a customs union; Baden and the Zollverein}, author={Florian Ploeckl}, year={2016} }