Dynamics of Chinese Comparative Advantage
We analyze the dynamics of Chinese comparative advantage as measured by export shares and the Balassa index using 3-digit and 4-digit sectors for the period 1970 – 1997. We use novel tools to identify periods of rapid structural change and the persistence of comparative advantage, such as Galtonian regressions, probability-probability (p-p) plots, and the Harmonic Mass index, to supplement the usual descriptive statistical methods and mobility indicators associated with Markov transition matrices.
|Keywords||Balassa index, Galtonian regression, HM index, Markov matrices, P-P plots, distribution dynamics|
Hinloopen, J., & van Marrewijk, J.G.M.. (2004). Dynamics of Chinese Comparative Advantage (No. TI 04-034/2). Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1765/6655