Participation in global production networks: evidence from landlocked developing countries

PhD Seminar (Econ)

Speaker

Buavanh Vilavong, PhD scholar, Crawford School, ANU.

Venue

Other, please see description for details

Date

Friday, 2 June, 2017 - 09:30 to 11:00

This study analyses the factors affecting the participation of landlocked developing countries in global production networks. Using a gravity model covering 191 economies for 2000–2014, I find that being landlocked reduces a developing economy’s exports of parts and components by around 44% and of assembled products by around 59%. Landlocked developing countries can overcome their geographical disadvantage by improving transport links and adopting export-oriented stances.

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