A chronology of conflict events, discussion of theoretical foundations of the economic integration and conflict relationship, and a gravity model analysis lead up to the summary chapter that assesses the way forward.
What does GM stand for?
GM stands for Gravity Model
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The Nature of the Puzzle The Gravity Model The gravity equation, first applied to the analysis of international trade by Tinhergen (1962), has become the standard empirical tool for the analysis of bilateral trade between countries.
In the supermarket industry, this is typically produced by one of the proprietary gravity models, such as DMODEL, LOCUS or SITESPLUS.
A Gravity Model Approach to Services Trade" * Chih-nan Chert, Harvard University; Tsutomu Watanabe, Hitotsubashi University; and Tomoyoshi Yabu, Keio University, "A New Method for Identifying the Effects of Foreign Exchange Interventions" Takeo Hoshi, University of California, San Diego and NBER; Satoshi Koibuchi, Chiba University of Commerce; and Ulrike Schaede, University of California, San Diego, "Changes in Main Bank Rescues during the Lost Decade: An Analysis of Corporate Restructuring in Japan, 1981-2007" Summaries of these papers may be found at: http://www.
For example, based on the distance and size of a new competitor, a gravity model analysis may predict a 15 percent sales loss.
These models were called gravity models due to their analogy with Newton's law of gravity.
It's called a gravity model because, like the law of gravity, the attraction depends on the proportionality of the masses and the distance.