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The CEPII Newsletter       
March 2017        

The French edition is slightly different as it also includes material available in French only  

Europe Monnaie & Finance Trade & Globalization Migrations Economic Policy Emerging Economies Competitivness & Growth Environment & Natural Ressources

Donald Trump fighting a losing battle against geography

The US President has a problem with the American geography – a problem called Mexico. Donald Trump repeatedly opposed geography in his declarations, leading to the cancellation of the visit of President Enrique Peña Nieto. The contentious project of completing the wall between the two neighbors to curb migrations, and the announcement of the renegotiation of the NAFTA put at risk their growing integration over the last two decades.
Lionel Fontagné & Gianluca Santoni


Regulation is a barrier to trade. A recent CEPII Working Paper uses French firm-level panel data to assess how technical barriers to trade impact firms’ exports.
Lionel Fontagné & Gianluca Orefice




Update : adding of years 2007-2015
Update: February 10, 2017
CEPII makes available a "square" gravity dataset for all world pairs of countries, for the period 1948 to 2015, allowing the estimation of international flows as a function of GDP, population and trade costs.


ISSN: 1255-7072
Editorial Director : Christophe Destais
Managing Editor : Dominique Pianelli