Mario Larch`s Regional Trade Agreements Database

This database includes all bilateral and multilateral trade agreements that have been notified to the World Trade Organization over the past 70 years, from 1950 to 2019. The dataset includes a total of 516 agreements, which are distinguished into seven different categories. In addition, there are variables indicating whether countries were founding members or later joined. This graph shows the deepening of the RTA network from 1950 to 2019. Each point represents a country. The colors of the dots show which continent the country belongs to: to make corrections to the bibliographical information of a particular element, you will find the technical contact on the abstract page of that element. There are also details on adding or correcting references and quotes. “Mario Larch`s Regional Trade Agreements Database from Egger and Larch (2008)”, in which Egger and Larch (2008) refer to the following paper: Two versions are available in two file formats: the underlying do-files have passed several debugging rounds. If you still find factual errors or typos in our code, we would be very grateful if you would let us know. Use this form to link different versions of the same work in which the versions have another title.

Note that links are usually created automatically when versions have a very similar title and are in the author`s profile. A detailed description of the data, countries and period covered is available in readme_RTA.pdf. To update offers or verify quotes awaiting authorization, Mario Larch must register with the RePEc Author Service. You`ll find an analysis of the data using traditional estimation techniques and modern machine learning techniques in The Economic Determinants of Regional Trade Agreements Revisited Using Machine Learning (2020), an unpublished manuscript, available on request. Names are When countries no longer exist, the dot says “NA.” The edges connect the points as soon as an RTA is created between countries. Please use this diagram interactively. You can always stop and select the points by clicking on them to see the country names. If you double-click on a point, it will be highlighted, and all points will be connected to it, even if the animation is running. By zooming in and zooming in, you get a different perspective on the RTA network. By clicking and dragging the cursor, you can move the network.