Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Yaroslav Lissovolik , and Bogdan Lissovolik
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 August 2004
Keywords: WTO, gravity model, Russia, dummy variable, trade restrictions, trading partners, statistics, import duties, Country and Industry Studies of Trade, Trade and Environment,
With China's accession to the WTO in 2001, Russia is by far that organization's most prominent nonmember. This paper applies the gravity model to gauge whether this "outsider" status has been affecting Russia's exp...