Price-cost margins and foreign trade in U.S. textile and apparel industries

An analysis of pooled cross-section and time-series data

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Abstract

This study finds an unexpected, positive and significant association between price-cost margins and import-domestic shipment ratio for the U.S. textile and apparel industries, using pooled cross-section and time-series data. Distortions created by import quotas account for this anomalous finding.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)279-282
Number of pages4
JournalEconomics Letters
Volume4
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1979
Externally publishedYes

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Time series data
Price-cost margin
Textile industry
Import quotas
Import
Foreign trade
Cross section
Apparel industry

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  • Economics and Econometrics
  • Finance

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