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Some Empirical Dimensions of Countertrade


This paper discusses some of the recent theories of why countries impose countertrade obligations and compares some of the implications of these theories with data obtained from a comprehensive database of countertrade transactions.

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*Jean-Francois Hennart is Anheuser-Busch Assistant Professor of Management at The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. The focus of his research is the application of transaction costs theory to international business.

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Hennart, JF. Some Empirical Dimensions of Countertrade. J Int Bus Stud 21, 243–270 (1990).

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